Of Mice And Men: Character Analysis

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“Life if full of challenges and yet more to come”. People had problems in life and some have solutions some don 't. In the story Of Mice and Men of the main character Lennie is mentally challenged. The story starts with a devastating moment where George and Lennie were kicked out of Weed due to Lennie’s mistake. Throughout the entire novel Lennie makes several mistakes which lead up to his own death by his buddy George. George is Justified for killing Lennie because Lennie was holding him back from keeping the job. Lennie’s actions would lead to the getting fired or even shot. George had the obligation to kill Lennie because of Lennie’s regretful actions. First off, George and Lennie were both kicked out of Weed because Lennie grabs everything he likes and ended up grabbing a girl’s dress, the girl screamed he grabbed tighter. …show more content…

On the other hand, George wasn’t justified for killing Lennie because Lennie didn’t hurt him in any way.”... and he walked heavily, dragging his feet a little, the way a bear drags his paws.” (2) Lennie had a future ahead of him he’s big and strong he had some chance of escaping. Also George was his buddy he was suppose to stay with him all the way through his life. If George wouldn’t kill Lennie maybe their dream could’ve came true. "Well," said George, "we 'll have a big vegetable patch and a rabbit hutch and chickens. And when it rains in the winter, we 'll just say the hell with goin ' to work, and we 'll build up a fire in the stove and set around it an ' listen to the rain comin ' down on the roof.”(16) In conclusion, George is nicely making Lennie feel better, so when he kills him, he won 't have fear or sadness in his heart. This is a reason why George is justified in killing Lennie, because not only is he doing out of love for Lennie, he is doing it the nicest he can do it. Unfortunately Lennie and George, their dreams for the future, their friendship, and the tragedy resulting from Lennie 's inability to control his

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