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How Does Steinbeck Make Decisions In Of Mice And Men

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It is important to make good decisions when in a problem. If someone is struggling to make a decision they should analyze their reasons and the outcomes of each option. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, a character named george has to make a tough decision that could affect his future. George was a worker during the Great Depression times in America and had a close friend names Lenny. Lenny was slow minded, but very strong physically. So, he caused many problems that would create a strain on George and Lennie's dream to live on their own ranch. Soon, Lenny caused so many problems that he got to the point where he was suffering. Also, he was making george suffer because George and to resolve all of the conflicts himself which involved a lot …show more content…

So, in the end of the book, George decides to kill Lenny to put in him out his misery. George made the correct decision to kill Lennie because he took away his suffering and pain from making too many mistakes. Lennie was suffering because he was in trouble so many times and he did not realize what he was doing wrong. In the story George says “ Ever’body gonna be nice to you. Ain’t gonna be no more trouble. No body gonna hurt nobody nor steal from ‘em.” So, if George takes Lennie's life away, he will be taking away Lennie's misery. Lennie becomes very upset when he makes mistakes because he wants to tend the rabbits his dream dream. But, when he makes mistakes he knows George will not allow him to do so anymore. Which means Lennie is in pain and cannot control this pain he feels when he makes mistakes. Also, in the story Curly says “Curly’s face reddened. “I’m going’,”

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