Mercy Killing Is Murder In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Mercy Killing is Murder and Unacceptable
“Every shot that kills ricochets” ~Gilbert Parker This quote explains that if you kill someone or something it will have repercussions. The novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck takes place during the Great Depression in California. Lennie (who has a mental disorder) and George (fatherly figure and good friend of Lennie) are two migrant workers that get a job on a farm. They live with their coworkers on site; when an older co-worker of theirs brings his slim, orders, decrepit dog inside. A different co-worker kills the older co-workers dog. Lennie was given a puppy and accidentally kills it. Curly’s (the son of the boss of the farm) wife likes other men not Curly; when she sees Lennie in the barn with his dead dog she flirts with him and he then snaps her neck. Lennie proceeded to run off into the woods where George then mercy kills him. It is wrong to kill anyone for the reasons of it violates the rights of that individual, it is morally wrong and illegal to take the life of a person, as well as it proves the lack of responsibility on the individual that assists the person being murdered.
It was wrong to kill Lennie in Of Mice and Men for the reasons that it violates Lennie's rights, it is morally wrong and illegal to take the life a medical or mental health patient, as well as it proves George’s
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Proof of these statements is in the text of the novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck as well as in the real world. Earlier in this paper Gilbert Parker’s words “Every shot that kills ricochets” were used. Which explains that even if you think you are doing the correct action it may have a surprise effect you did not intend to
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