The animals died because Lennie was petting them too harshly because he isn’t aware of his own strength. When Lennie is inside the barn he realizes the puppy died, he blames the puppy for not being strong enough instead of blaming himself for not having control over his strenght. “And Lennie said softly to the puppy, ‘Why do you got to get killed? You ain’t so little as mice. I didn’t bounce you hard.’
They felt they would only hurt more people by saying they were married. Act 2 scene 2 line 70 “If they see you they’ll murder you”. This shows that they were so scared that they fought so much so they kept it a secret so the other would not be killed. This shows they unleashed their demise because their parents inspired this fear. This reminds me a lot of when I had done things for my father because I was scared of him making me scared to do anything.
On page 90, Curley's wife said “ When I do my hair sometimes, I jus’ set an’ stroke it ‘cause its so soft.” To show this she did it, she ran her fingers over the top of her head. “Some people have coarse hair.” She said this, not knowing that Lennie likes to pet soft things. Then she had let him touch her hair, causing him to grab on and him basically killing her.
The Big Bad Wolf repeatedly tried to get in contact with each pig, so he could eat them. Each pig earlier built a house a house either out of hay, twig or bricks and in frustration, the wolf attempted to blow each house down. He blew two out of three houses down but could not eat the pigs before they ran to the next house. The last house, made out of brick, tired the Big Bad Wolf out until he could not huff or puff anymore, he was so tired that he gave up on eating the pigs but was very stubborn in the process.
He was then tricked by ivy when she “proceeding” to fall into the hole but she quickly moved out of the way for him to fall instead and died. The third and last reason why Noah had played such a role that had madness is when he had skinned the animals. The animal should be killed by one of the elders but he would skinned them for fun and leaves them out on the in obvious places such as outside the school and on corn field. He had also killed and skinned the pig and hung them on the porches of the villagers when the wedding of ivy’s big sister kitty was interrupted by a couple of boys who were scared. The boys had seen the creature hanging the pigs on the
(pg. 22). Since Lennie is mentally challenged and can’t think fast enough, he relies on George to tell him what to do. Curley had turned on Lennie by punching him; and protect himself, Lennie had grabbed Curley’s hand and crushed with his own hand. Lennie felt bad for what he did so George
I believe George should have killed Lennie because he has hurt people, can’t control himself, and would have probably ended up in a horrible mental institution anyway. Despite Lennie’s seemingly innocent nature, he hurts many people and animals throughout the story. He would pet mice and break their tiny bodies. He had a puppy and killed it for trying to bite him.
Crawling out the front door, the shed blew up behind Noyes. Camden ran towards Noyes and picked him up about to shoot him, as Noyes stabbed him with the knife. Camden began to fall to the ground, as Noyes said to him "This is for what you did to my parents. " Nelly began slapping Noyes and screaming at him. Noyes tried to explain to her that Nelly's father had killed his parents, and tried to kill Noyes since he had sworn to vengeance.
Can you imagine that you trusted someone so much that you would jump into a river without knowing how to swim just because that person told you to? Well, that happened to Lennie in John Steinbeck 's captivating novel, Of Mice and Men. George, Lennie 's friend, told Lennie to jump into the river but soon George realized that Lennie was unable to swim. He then jumped in and saved his life. Lennie was so grateful that George saved his life that he neglect to remember that George was the one that told him to jump.
“...We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us” (John Steinbeck) think about having a flaw you couldn’t help that might affect your daily life every day of your life and how you would be treated unfairly or others around you. Well, put yourself in Lennie Smalls shoes for a day. The book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is an American tragedy; Lennie is often given consequences for his unknown disability and/or moral flaw, weakness, and inability to adjust to situations. Lennie struggles in his everyday life due to his moral flaw and is taken by a trip down a long suffering path. When Aunt Clara passed away George took Lennie under his wing since Lennie wasn't very stable by himself; George and Lennie ventured off to Salinas, California where they were then chased out of town.
Imagine you chose to kill your best friend, What if you had no other choice? That happened in this case, George shot his close friend Lennie that was handicapped. George did the right thing in shooting Lennie. He would just ruin/slow down George’s plans.
In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, how were George and Lennie able to remain friends even though it seemed odd to most people? Although George struggles to take care of Lennie, he remains best friends with him throughout the entire book and helps him. “The relationship between George and Lennie is an oddity to everyone at the farm, but especially to the boss who can not possibly believe that two men could be so strongly attached unless they were blood relatives” (Newman, 37) This paper will focus on why George felt so connected to Lennie and felt the need to protect and take care of him. A lesson that can be taken from Of Mice and Men is that friendship can change the way a person is and cause them to love someone as if they are family.