Although this is considered a criminal offence, the people of Cedar Ridge didn’t care. To this day nobody knows who committed this crime and nobody wants to fess up about it although there are rewards involved. She argues that the Prairie dogs “Create diversity. Destroy them, and you destroy a varied world.” (Pg 87)
The boys now know the only way to properly kill things is to kill their prey at its weakest moment. The boys had only known that their food had come from a grocery store. Thanks to Jack, the boys will forever be reminded of the time they killed a sow while she was nursing her children. People do not know how to survive without proper guidance but, the worst guidance is from those who do not know what is right from wrong. The boys do not know how to fend for themselves on their own.
Carlson started to suggest that Candy’s dog is just suffering and waiting to die. He also said that the dog is no good to himself and to Candy, so why don’t Candy just shoot it. “He ain’t no good to you, Candy. An’ he ain;t no good to himself. Why’n’t you shoot him, Candy?”
He knew that if Curley found George with Lennie, Curley would have thought that George in on the plan the entire time. This is why Curley says “You George! You stick with us so we don’t think you had nothin’ to do with this”(Steinbeck 98). Though some may say that George shouldn’t have killed Lennie only because he didn’t want Curley to do it, George knew and understood how Candy felt when Carlson killed his dog. Ince Candy’s dog was Candy’s best friend, George knew how much pain Candy went through when he had to witness his own dog getting killed by somebody other than himself.
Tim’s expectations were not the case; instead Sam dies by being accused incorrectly of stealing his own cattle to teach other troops a lesson about how serious war is. The unecessary death of Sam inspires Tim to go neutral because Sam was not rewarded for valor and had no glory to his name. Tim doesn’t like that or want that so he chooses neither side of the
Jack has lost his good reasoning. His good senses are replaced with chaos, disorder, and evil. With jacks evil actions the his savagery is really starting to show us that he is getting violent. Jacks use of hunting turns him into the most savage out of all the boys. Everything he did after this point made him into the young savage that he was in the end of the book.
“I glimpse the muzzle of the deer rifle, think it's pointed at Dad, and scream his name, but Rich levels the barrel on Heidi, the one person whose loss would touch us all most. Dad whirled at the sound of my voice, and instinctively dves directly into the path of the bullet. His body crashes to the pavement with a thud”(Crutcher, 287). Once again, Rich Marshall shows that he cares about nobody but himself. That unhealthy relationship led to Rich Marshall getting sentenced to jail for the rest of his life, with no possibility of parole.
This is prominent when he is faced with a difficult choice: starvation or Helios’ cattle. Eurylochus tells the others, "You've gone through everything; listen to what I say. All deaths are hateful to us, mortal wretches, but famine is the most pitiful, the worst end that a man can come to. Will you fight it? Come, we'll cut out the noblest of these cattle for sacrifice to the gods who own the sky..."
Darry makes Randy leave. Darry explains that Ponyboy is confused about everything that has happened and that the doctor says he needs time to heal”(Pdf 141) This explains that Ponyboy is having a really hard time comprehending the fact that Johnny is dead, and the fact that Johnny is dead and that he killed Bob dead is not going throught Pony head because he refuses to know the truth. Pony knows he did not kill bob is that he just doesn't want to be hurt.” It was Johnny, not me, who had killed Bob ---I knew that too.
For example, Lennie explains to Curley’s Wife how he unintentionally killed the puppy, “I made it like I was gonna smack him… an I done it. An then he was dead.” (Steinbeck 87). Also Lennie was told to fight back against Curley and simply caught one of Curley’s fists and crushed it with one hand like it was
After the attack, Boo gently carried Jem to Atticus so that Dr. Reynolds could take a look at him. At first, Atticus thought that Jem had killed Mr. Ewell, but Mr. Tate insisted that he fell on his knife. As they were arguing, Atticus realised that Boo had killed Mr. Ewell. Atticus and Mr. Tate knew that Boo would be killed if the town found out that he had killed Bob Ewell, and so they agreed that Mr. Ewell fell on his knife. When Atticus asked Scout if she understood the situation, she said “...
Resonance from the guns roared as its dense smoke engulfed the blood-stained Reservation. The pungent odor from the corpses accumulated in the mass grave overwhelmed Chaska’s puny unfledged proboscis. Chaska’s mother and father were a part of that pile. His mother tried to save his father from dying, but the result was both of them getting shot and killed. Chaska was a timid and timorous eight-year-old boy with short black hair and a tanned colored body.
Since Buck kills the indians before they killed him it is kill or be killed.. After everything calms down, Buck hears wolves coming and charges them. he hates wild dogs from the wild husky incident. For example, he breaks some of their necks before they can kill him. Since the wolves want to kill Buck it is kill or be killed.
“The hand shook violently, but his face set and his hand steadied. He pulled the trigger.” (P.106). In John Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men, there is a massive conflict at the end of book. At the end, Lennie kills Curley 's wife and George has to make the decision to kill or spare Lennie.