How Is George Justified In Of Mice And Men

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When exactly is killing ever justified? Or when is it ever okay to decide another person’s fate? In the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, George ends up shooting Lennie due to the act Lennie had ended up killing Curleys wife. But what George had done to Lennie was never out of hate, he did it because he didn’t want Curley to do that him. I don’t think George should get arrested for that because of the fact in his head he was doing the greater good for not just everybody but for Lennie as well. He didn’t want to do that to Lennie but he did to make some things better. One reason George should be justified is because he never killed George out of hate, just after this time Lennie now killing Curleys wife although it was accident

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