CLAIM: Some people are too dangerous to be in a communities. George’s decision of shooting Lennie in the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is ethical, according to the Common Good Approach, because Lennie has murdered Curley’s wife and other living things. The ranch workers were outside of the barn having a good time playing horseshoe and Lennie is inside of the barn with his soft puppy he likes to pet. Curley’s wife decides to join Lennie inside the barn and she begins to talk about her hair and how soft and well taken care of her hair is. Curley’s wife lets Lennie to touch her soft hair however, when Lennie puts his hands in her hair, he holds onto it and doesn’t let go of her hair, Curley’s wife starts screaming in panic which makes
And at night the glare from the planes brightly lights up his farm. As a result of the noise and light of these planes, Thomas Lee Causby was forced to give up their chicken business. As many as six to ten of their chickens were killed in one day by flying into the walls from fright. The total chickens lost in all this destruction caused by the planes was about 150. Production of his business also completely fell through..
55 Miles to the Gas Pump, a short story written by Annie Proulx in 1999, describes the life of a married couple in Wyoming, who live seemingly different lives. The story explores the notion that isolation can cause people to become mad; their desire to be with other people grows and eventually, this desire leads to chaos. The story begins with a description of Rancher Croom, the husband, and shifts characters to Mrs. Croom, who ventures on to the attic in her home to find recognizable dead bodies and the corresponding missing flyers next to them; she knows that her husband is the killer of these people. Proulx shows the readers how people will do anything to have some sort of human contact, especially since Rancher Croom does not have a strong
It led him to a love of Steinbeck, and he eventually played Tom Joad on stage in the famous Steppenwolf production of “The Grapes of Wrath.” Then he directed his first movie, “Miles from Home,” about two brothers who grow up on a farm in Iowa. One is more sober and responsible, the other more reckless. They can't find the balance, and get into a lot of trouble. The buried theme is similar to the one in “Of Mice and Men”: Two men together form a workable partnership, but neither is complete separately. You can sense how important this material is to Sinise.
This makes Frank grow more and more intriguing as the story progresses. Frank is noted in the opening of the story as being humorous when he says “‘If you want to piss and moan all day you might as well go home and bitch at your kids (paragraph: 9).’” He is also shown to be humorous in paragraph Thirty-four when he says “Tub,’ he said, ‘you haven’t seen your own balls in ten years (paragraph 34).’” Frank made a joke when he said the deer could read as they followed the tracks to a fence the had a posted no hunting sign. But along with his jokes, Frank is very laid back and philosophical. In paragraph fifty-one, Frank says, “‘Relax,’ Frank said. ‘You can’t hurry nature.
Candy’s dog is more of a warning to everyone rather than just Lennie. Candy’s dog represents life on the ranch when you get to old and have no use, you are inevitably killed off for not being strong enough.Carlson insisting on shooting his dog leaves Candy worried for his own well being because like the dog he is old and frail and soon to be of little use to those around
The character does not find a revelation or resolution to his internal conflict. Lennie ruins his and George’s plan to move away from the ranch and pursue their dreams, because he kills Curley’s wife and can no longer get away with his mistakes. All three characters experience great disappointment at the end of these
Women during the Great Depression were seen as weak and were treated unfairly men were the only ones who even had a slight chance of attaining the American Dream. For women achieving the American Dream was very difficult, they had to give up everything so that their husbands could achieve their dream (Loranger). Like in Of Mice and Men Curley’s wife had to give up her dream of becoming an actress because she was too young and a women, “If I’d went, I wouldn’t be livin’ like this, you bet” (Steinbeck 88). Curley’s wife is saying that she would have lived a much happier life is she went with her dream of becoming an actress. Since she was a women her dream was unattainable and if she wanted to get an opportunity to become an actress again she would have to work very hard to do so.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a story about two best friends named Lennie Small and George Milton's small adventure on a ranch. While on the ranch they encounter came to face new people and small conflicts. They also learn about the other characters dreams, while they add on to their own. As the story progresses readers learn that George and Lennie have a close bond, but in certain situations Lennie gets George into serious trouble representing Lennie as a burden. George did the right thing when he killed Lennie because Lennie’s a danger to others, George was showing compassion, and Lennie’s a danger to himself.
Thirdly, Candy struggles through being lonely and isolated after Carlson shot his dog and because Candy does not work with the others since he is a swamper. Lastly Crooks goes through this theme because he has to stay in a room next to the barn and is isolated from the others because he is black. Steinbeck uses different factors to portray the loneliness and isolation within characters such as physical or mental, which then deliver various messages to readers. Curley’s wife struggles through loneliness and isolation because she is the only woman on the ranch. Curley’s wife is
There are several similarities between Lennie in the movie and the book, including him liking to touch anything soft and him acting like George 's child. However, there are also differences between the two, such as Lennie’s size and his mental abilities. To start, one of the main similarities between the movie and the novel is Lennie liking to touch soft things. In Weed, the town George and Lennie last worked, Lennie petted a girl’s dress and, as George says, “Well, that girl rabbits in an’ tells the law she been raped,” which resulted in them fleeing town. George yells at Lennie for keeping a dead mouse in his pocket because he wants to touch it.