Many people believe that George is guilty because he and Lennie could have gotten away but, George is innocent because he also knew that if he did not kill lennie he would suffer when Curley got to him. “You don 't know that Curley, Curley gonna wanna get him lynched Curley will get him killed’’Steinbeck. In this quote Candy explains to George that if Curley finds Lennie he will have him killed. George knew that if he didn 't kill Lennie, he would have to suffer before he died. George is innocent, he knew that Lennie would get in trouble again or be made to suffer and the dream would never come true.
One eye-witness claims that he saw this fatal attack, but “didn’t want to get involved” (Gansberg). This proves that the bystanders should be blamed. This man clearly didn't want to get in this murder. In depth, this quote thoroughly explains that this person is cruel and selfish because if he would’ve at least tried to help, Kitty would've had the chance to live. Just like this eyewitness, there have been many more selfish people like him in the community.
‘Lennie begged, “Le 's do it now. Le 's get that place now.”’ George concurs, places the Luger on the back of Lennie’s head, and shoots him. One of the most controversial aspects of George Steinbeck 's novel Of Mice and Men, was the death of Lennie by his friend’s hands. Many believe that George murdered him in Lennie’s best interest, yet many others believe that George was being selfish and with his act, removed the burden of Lennie. However, George was completely justified in murdering Lennie as he had no other choice if he wanted what’s best for his friend and the world at large.
However, Jim Jones would not go like the rest so he had someone shoot him in the head. If he was not going to ever get out of Jonestown alive then nobody would. That attitude was selfish and horrific. The people of Jonestown did not have a choice on whether or not to drink the poison. Some of his people were so loyal to him that they did not think twice about it, while others could not escape so they were forced to kill themselves against their own will.
In John Steinbeck’s novel of Mice and Men, George and Lennie are the best of friends, but at the end George had to decide the fate of Lennie. Lennie’s act of murder caused anger and the desire of revenge in Curley. Because Lennie has Killed Curley 's wife, his own life will be put in the hands of Culey or George. George was right in killing Lennie because the anger of Curley would lead Lennie to a terrible fate, and Lennie would have done such acts again. Curley would have gotten his revenge, and would have not shown any mercy on Lennie killing Lennie with no other escape for what he had done.
These are the reason why George killing Lennie is so complicated he cares for Lennie so much that he has to be the one to kill him. But he also wants to get rid of Lennie since it would mean George doesn 't have to run or have to babysit Lennie. George also doesn 't want to let Lennie just run alone since he feels responsible for Lennie and Lennie would probably get into more trouble alone. He can 't just let Curley kill Lennie since Curley would make him suffer. There is no clear choice on whether George has to kill Lennie or if they can run away again.
In the end, George was justified in killing Lennie but he had trouble with killing his friend. He showed that he “shivered”(Steinbeck 106) after he shot Lennie and he wouldn’t kill a good friend without a legitimate reason. George knew that either way, Lennie would die from either Curley or he had to do it. And he did not want Curley to kill him so he made Lennie think of happy things right before his death so it can be peaceful. He was pressured.
Most people would say that it is the friar simply because he let them get married in the first place when he should not have. It only caused more problems for these lovers. Basically someone is responsible for these lovers deaths. The friar is to blame because he let them get married and it caused a lot of problems for them. He also is to blame because he didn’t get the message delivered to Romeo in time so when he arrived at the tomb of Juliet she awake yet so he killed himself and then she saw that he was dead so she killed herself.
Many people believe George was justified in killing someone very close to him, his best friend, Lennie because he would have had a slow, painful death if he had not. Others believe he was not justified in killing him. Just because he was George’s best friend did not give him any reason to shoot him. Lennie is a person that is childish, a little slow, and irresponsible adult. George is his caretaker that is responsible, caring, and a wiry person.
George cares about Lennie so much that he ends up killing him. The reason he killed him is because he didn’t want him suffering from the wrath of curley . Killing a friend would be the most important decision someone could ever make but the reason he does it in this story is because George loves Lennie as a friend and couldn’t see him get