How Did George Kill Lennie's Death In Of Mice And Men

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Mother Teresa once said, “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” This quote fits with the novel Of Mice and Men so well because the people are struggling to find a friend, no matter who they are, they are all lonely. George Milton and Lennie Smalls were two men that had the American Dream, but due to the living conditions they had and the metal stability of Lennie, their dream became way harder to accomplish. Lennie was caught for doing something that he could never change. So George had to get rid of Lennie, and their dream became non-existent since Lennie was dead. I believe that George was wrong for killing Lennie because he could have let Lennie run away, he could have found a better way, and he could …show more content…

Although he didn’t want Lennie to suffer, he could have found a way to get him out of it. All he needed to do was try his hardest to save Lennie’s life in the best way possible for the both of them. First, George could have let Curley and the rest of the guys handle getting rid of Lennie. Since Lennie did something to Curley’s wife, and his hand Curley had the motivation to shoot him, and make him suffer. The text states, “‘That big son-of-a-bitch done it. I know he done it. Why-- ever’body else was out there playin’ horseshoes.’ He worked himself into a fury. ‘I’m gonna get that son-of-a-bitch myself. I’ll shoot ‘im in the guts. Come on, you guys.” Curley also said, “‘I’m goin’,” he said. ‘I’m gonna shoot the guts outta that big bastard myself, even if I only got one hand. I’m gonna get …show more content…

George could have had Slim help him in getting him to a place that tries helps people like Lennie, because that’s better than him being dead. The text states, “Couldn’ we maybe bring him in an’ they’ll lock him up? He’s nuts, Slim. He never done this to be mean.” George says, “Now listen. We gotta tell the guys. They got to bring him in, I guess. They ain’t no way out. Maybe they won’t hurt ‘im.” Slim add to the conversation, “If we could keep Curley in, we might. But Curley’s gonna want to shoot ‘im. Curley’s still mad about his hand. An’ s’pose they lock him up an’ strap him down and put him in a cage. That ain’t no good,

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