However, the influence of Curley saying was going to kill him, forces George to either have someone else do it in a likely gruesome way, or peacefully kill him by himself. Without Curley’s influence, George never has to let go of Lennie. Having to let go is extremely difficult for anybody. In Of Mice And Men, strong influences of others forces characters to let go. Candy does not want Carlson to kill his dog, and George certainly doesn’t want to kill Lennie.
Without a doubt, Lennie’s unquestionable loyalty to George has its repercussions. Late in the book, Lennie is forced to flee after he kills Curley’s wife, and runs to the banks that George told him to go to if he ever got in trouble. George finds him lying there and pretends everything is alright. George says to Lennie, “‘No, Lennie. Look down there acrost the river, like you can almost see the place.’...
George ultimately kills Lennie to spare him from the wrath of Curley and his crew. In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, George was justified to kill Lennie. One reason why George was justified to kill Lennie is because he was a threat to society. Lennie’s wrongdoings have only escalated over the years; George had no way of knowing what Lennie could do next. Lennie started off as a child with mice given to him to by his Aunt Clara.
This killing ties into the next killing when Lennie kills Curley’s wife because Curley’s wife finds Lennie in the barn and she starts talking to him, when she notices that Lennie is trying to hide something she asks, “ “What you got covered up there? " Then all of Lennie's woe came back on him. " Jus' my pup," he said sadly.
Also, Harry Potter was prepared to sacrifice himself in order to save the Wizarding World saying, “I open at the close” (Deathly Hallows, Rowling 698). Harry Potter was willing to give up his precious life so that other wizards would be able to live a happy, full life. Comparing Odysseus, who only sought revenge so that he might, “lay plans to kill our enemies” (Homer 1082). The only one Odysseus was fighting for was his family, which is somewhat selfless but mostly selfish as he could have fought harder for his men, instead of condemning them. On top of that all, Harry Potter had many loved ones dear to him die, yet he still persevered on and Voldemort uses it as an insult saying, “...
in Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck is his character Lennie a dangerous person “Lennie cried “I didn’t wanna hurt him.”? Lennie’s character is portrayed as a caring person, but his simple mind makes him dangerous. Lennie’s actions in the story show that he is caring but doesn’t know when to stop. Curley the ranch boss’s son attacked Lennie because he was laughing at him. Lennie got scared and lost control grabbing Curley’s hand when he swung and wouldn’t let go crushing the bones in Curley’ hand “Looks to me like every bone in his hand is a bust”.
Would you sacrifice a fun life to take care of a person you loved? In the story “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, two opposites, George and Lennie, act as brothers. These characters will face more than a few lamentations with other characters throughout the whole story. Although George will show acts of kindness and acts of sympathy toward others, he mostly acts rude and aggressive toward others.
First, they’ve experienced violence under the tyranny of their leaders. It is said that the Animals where being executed by Napeleon for those who will be against his will. Whereas in Billy Budd, members in the cruise are being punished extremely because people are abiding the rules. This implicates that the leaders of the said book are being abusive to their power and violent to his constituents. In addition, the story also shows the naiveté of Billy Budd and Boxer in Animal farm believing that their leaders are always right.
Jack wasn’t smart about his power, but piggy who didn’t have power was smart and usually got the boy out of situations. Ralph was a good leader, but he depended on piggy too much for ideas. In times of despair, Ralph actually managed to control the boys. If he didn’t waste his whole time trying to prove he was better than Jack, he would have made a pretty good
In John Steinbeck’s dynamic novel Of Mice and Men, the challenged Lennie’s harmless intentions results in heinous acts due to his decline in mentality and inability to control his own immense strength. In the beginning, Lennie’s simple love of soft things causes inconsequential incidents that quickly escalate into more severe offenses as the story progresses. By the end of the novel, Lennie’s uncontrollable strength and mental deficits leads him to commit unintended manslaughter. Stories of Lennie’s childhood show that from the beginning Lennie has enjoyed petting soft things but becomes hindered by his unmanageable physical power and child-like mind.
Lennie always gets in trouble and relies on George to get him out, which results in them both running out of town. “I wisht I could put you in a cage with about a million mice an’ let you have fun”(11). George wants to keep Lennie out of trouble, but to him it seems the only way to do so is to keep him in close
It is important to make good decisions when in a problem. If someone is struggling to make a decision they should analyze their reasons and the outcomes of each option. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, a character named george has to make a tough decision that could affect his future. George was a worker during the Great Depression times in America and had a close friend names Lenny. Lenny was slow minded, but very strong physically.
One of the longstanding questions among humankind is whether our lives are controlled by fate or personal choice. Many theories have been developed by scientists, theorists, the general population, and authors from several generations. One of the most controversial writers of his time, John Steinbeck analyzes this idea from his point of view in his novella, Of Mice and Men. Steinbeck contributes to the perspective that despite dedication and determination, most situations are beyond our control and fate is inevitable in the end. This theme is consistently demonstrated through Lennie throughout the book.