AS a reader, you know Lennie had no gun he just ran away like a scared kid. George stole it because he knew If he didn’t Curley would. He just wanted the best for Lennie and he felt him, killing him in a simple way that he wouldn 't see coming would be the best way to kill him. Another example of his death being foreshowed is Curly hated Lennie and after finding his wife his anger and hatred just grew. "Curly came suddenly to life, ' 'I know who done it, ' ' he cried, ' ' That big [guy], don it. '
Everyone aspires to achieve the American Dream: an opportunity to be successful by working hard. Throughout the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the American Dream brings hope for a better life for those who hold onto it. George Milton and Lennie Smalls, traveling ranch workers called bindle stiffs, dream of owning their own piece of land where they create the rules. They are not the only characters with hopes and dreams. But Steinbeck shows the American Dream is, in fact, sometimes just a dream through the hopes and actions of Lennie, Candy, and Curley’s wife.
Spoiler Alert: At the end of the book “Of Mice and Men”, George kills Lennie. It was a controversial death, with people from one side saying that George’s decision was justified, while others disagree and say that it was not justified. George’s decision to kill Lennie was justified by the fact that he had always looked out for Lennie, Lennie was going to die anyway, and he couldn’t bear to watch Lennie be tortured by the other workers. First, George had been looking out for Lennie since before the book started. This is told to us in a dialog between George and Slim.
They share a good dream. They love one another” (Scarseth 3). George killed Lennie out of love because he knew Lennie would suffer if he lived longer. Even though the action was bad, George decided it was best to kill Lennie to protect him. He knew that if Lennie was still alive, he would suffer greatly for two reasons: Curley wanted to avenge his wife and eventually Lennie would be sent to jail.
In the novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck George and Lennie wanted to live the american dream of owning their own property. But they have to do jobs on ranches before they can achieve that goal. George did the right thing shooting Lennie. My reasons for it being the right thing to do would be that If he hadn’t someone else would have and Lennie held George back and my final reason is that he’d get into more trouble if they’d gotten away. Others may claim that George should’ve let Lennie live and tried to get away.
Would you kill your best friend? Many people have mixed emotions about what the outcome of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck could’ve or should’ve been, here are some main things that happened in the story. Lennie has a mental disability so he can’t think for himself, he snapped Curly’s Wife’s neck and ran away into the bushes where he was told by George to go if he got in trouble. Curly would’ve tortured and killed Lennie anyways. Yes, killing Lennie was George’s best option.
Owning and tending the rabbits mainly Lennie's dream but both of them want a farm. It was evident that Lennie and George wanted nothing more than to have a farm of their own as shown in this quote; “OK Someday- we’re gonna get the jack together and we’re gonna have a little house and a couple of acres, an’ a cow and some pigs and- An’ live off the fatta the lan’.” (p.14). This quote demonstrates their aspiration to possess their own land, Because of the time period in which Steinbeck writes the book, this was what was known as the “American Dream”, which served as deep motivation to many. Workers like Lennie and George have no family, no home, and very little control over their lives “With us it ain't like that. We got a future.”(p.14).George emphasizes that their dream makes them special.
As the clan killed Ikemefuna, “Okonkwo drew his machete and cut him down. He was afraid of being thought weak” (61). The whole time Okonkwo was in exile, he knew he had lost his place in his clan. As soon as he was thrown out, he began to plan for his return. Okonkwo’s loyalty to his clan was larger than his life.
He could not bear living without Johnny, and sacrificed his life so he would not have to live without him. He would have been devoid of any happyness if he would have lived. Also, when Johnny kills Bob, him and Ponyboy go immediately to Dally. He helps them escape, and also gives them some items to help along the way, including 50$, a gun, and some new clothes. That makes him an accomplice and he could be sent to jail if ever found out, but he
His memory was so awful, that after they ran out of there, he didn’t remember what he had done. All this does, is prove once again that George made the right decision. Killing Lennie was the kindest thing George could’ve done for him. Curley is always trying to start fights, so when Lennie, a very large man, shows up at the ranch he tried to assert his dominance. Lennie ends up crushing his hand, which makes Curley hate him even more.