How Should Of Mice And Men Be Banned

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Did you know that the book “ Of Mice and Men” was banned countless times because of Steinbeck's nefarious language, violence, and racism that is said in the book. The navel “Of Mice and Men” written by John Steinbeck is a story about two men named George Milton and Lennie Small that want the American dream. Everytime George and Lennie find an agreeable job Lennie tends to mess it up. George did the right thing by killing Lennie because Lennie would of suffered if he let Curly deal with him, lennie might of hurt someone else, and he wouldn’t be able to survive on his own if George let him run away. Some people believe that George did not do the right thing by killing Lennie because George was Lennies best friend, they could of ran away and started a new job, and they could of let him live but locked up. However, nothing positive would have of come out if George wouldn’t of shot Lennie. First, Lennie might of hurt someone else. As it is stated on pages 10 and 11 Lennie and George say “ Jus’ wanted to feel that girl’s dress-jus wanted to pet it like it was a mouse- Well, how the hell did she know you just’ wanted to feel her dress?” By this statement Lennie doesn’t understand that what he is doing is wrong until he gets in trouble for it. Another statement is on page 98 when Lennie says “ I …show more content…

George didn’t want Lennie to be mistreated because on page 93 Curly says “ Im gonna shoot the guts outta that big bastard myself, even if I only got one hand.” this is saying that Curly wants Lennie to suffer and have consequences. Another reason why George doesn’t want Lennie to be mistreated is on page 92 when Curly also says, “ An’ s’pose they lock him up and strap him down and put him in a cage. That ain’t no good, george.” George offered that up after Curly said he was going to shoot Lennie because George doesn’t want Lennie to suffer, he would have him consider the consequences by him getting locked up and still

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