“Doodle was both tired and frightened, and when he stepped from the skiff he collapsed onto the mud” (Hurst 6). Doodle is overworked when brother teaches him how to move around on his own. It was not enough that he learned to walk, but Brother wanted to teach him to do all kinds of things. Brother took too much pride in Doodle and forced him to work too hard. Not too
Lennie has made many mistakes and caused many problems. If Lennie messes up, most of the time George is there to help him. George always tells him how he screwed up and that he should not do it again in the future. Lennie does not learn from his mistake. Steinbeck shows this because in the book Lennie keeps making mistakes throughout the book.
At the possibility of not being able to tend the rabbits, Lennie becomes upset. Steinbeck writes “He shook her then, and he was angry with her.” (91). This detail is important because that same anger is present that he showed to his puppy for dying. In both cases instead of feeling sorry for scaring or killing them, he is angry at them because of it.
Brother never cared for Doodle. He wanted Doodle to be a normal kid before going to school. Also the short story had a wonderful side. Although brother wanted to kill Doodle, he later started loving him. Things Doodle said and did, made pride a wonderful
Hamlet eventually kills Claudius like his father told him to, but only did it after his mother, Gertrude, drank the poison that Claudius meant to give Hamlet. This is a result of external action from all the sorrows that was building up in Hamlet’s life. This brings us to our next character, Gertrude, Claudius’s wife and Hamlets
Like when he gave him the armadillo that Ben gave him. Simon also didn’t have very loving parents who didn’t care what he did but in Doodle’s case he had loving parents who cared about him. This affected Simon a lot he only wanted his parents to love him. In these stories two unordinary people defy the odds and prove people wrong.
It wasn’t animals that he kills. He also killed a human, Curley’s wife. Lennie is mentally challenged and when he touches soft things he doesn’t want to let go. That is exactly what happened. He was feeling Curley’s wife’s hair and she didn’t want her hair to mess up so she told him to let go and he wouldn’t.
Clinicians were not ordinarily used to diagnose retardation. It was more commonly inferred. In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, indicators such as the way Lennie behaves, the way Lennie communicates, and the way other characters had perceived Lennie will show why it is known that Lennie is retarded.
When George tells Lennie to meet him in the bushes if anything bad happens this is foreshadowing to the ending of the book when Lennie has to meet him there. Also, Candy telling George that he regretted not killing his dog himself leads to the end where George kills Lennie because he didn't want to live with the same regret as Candy. Lastly, all of the times that Lennie kills animals by petting them foreshadows to when Lennie kills Curley’s wife. The ending of John Steinbeck’s book would not make sense without him putting examples of foreshadowing in the
Of Mice and Men has one of the most controversial endings of all time. Most people that read the book will argue about whether George had to kill Lennie or if he didn 't have a choice Things are a little more complicated because George wants to keep Lennie around but he can imagine a life without him. There is evidence to prove both sides but it is never truly clear that 's what it makes it so complicated. George wants Lennie around because he enjoys having Lennie around.
Lennie does many bad things that lead to his death. Before the novel starts it talks about how Lennie frightened a woman so they got ran out of Weed “They run us out of Weed”, (Steinbeck 91). This leads to many more mistakes that Lennie makes which affects
In John Steinbeck’s dynamic novel Of Mice and Men, the challenged Lennie’s harmless intentions results in heinous acts due to his decline in mentality and inability to control his own immense strength. In the beginning, Lennie’s simple love of soft things causes inconsequential incidents that quickly escalate into more severe offenses as the story progresses. By the end of the novel, Lennie’s uncontrollable strength and mental deficits leads him to commit unintended manslaughter. Stories of Lennie’s childhood show that from the beginning Lennie has enjoyed petting soft things but becomes hindered by his unmanageable physical power and child-like mind.
George told Slim, another character, that he had once told Lennie to jump into a river as a joke. This nearly resulted in Lennie drowning. That, and when Curley assaulted Lennie and Lennie didn’t even try to defend himself proves that he was indeed a danger to himself and others when he accidentally kills a puppy and breaks Curley’s wife’s neck because he didn’t understand the amount of strength he
Due to her loneliness, which was self-inflicted, she ends up dying, much like Dallas Winston from The Outsiders. Dally, the stereotypical greaser and thief, who is cold when it comes to all but Johnny, the second to youngest member of the gang, and the one who all feel obligated to take protect. Dally has lost most of his dream, knowing that given his social
In John Steinbeck’s thought-provoking book Of Mice and Men, George shows friendship towards Lennie by helping him with everything because deep down he enjoys having Lennie around. A true friend is someone who is willing to aid you in any situation. George demonstrates this to Lennie. He shows understanding through everything Lennie does. George cares for and takes care of Lennie even though he could easily leave him.