George wants what is best for Lennie, as he made a promise to Lennie’s aunt that he would always take care of him. He did not want Lennie to go as a result of being shot by these other farmhands. George finds him first, and lets him go peacefully, killing him instantly while they were talking about happy memories they had together. *George’s actions and character establish equilibrium in the relationship between him and Lennie. He vowed to take in and watch over Lennie once his Aunt Clara died.
Killing Lennie is the best option George had. Because it was only for Lennie good so that he wouldn’t have to suffer. This story of Lennie and George is relevant to today because we all have someone that we really care about that you would do anything for them. Just like George did for Lennie it shows use friendship, caring, and
Many people argue that Lennie’s murder could have been nevaded. George is often criticized for his harsh treatment towards Lennie. However, George had to do what was necessary to protect his lifelong companion and to let him go in a way that would be peaceful for him. That meant in whatever means necessary. All throughout the story, George is thought to be cruel and harsh to Lennie.
Throughout the novel Salva demonstrates determination by pushing himself to do his best and not give up on anything no mater what is going on. One instance where Salva showed determination is on page 65, paragraph 4. “Marial was gone. Uncle was gone, too, murdered by those Nuer men right before salva’s eyes. Marial and uncle were no longer by his side,and they never would be again,but salva knew that both of them would have wanted him to survive,to finish the trip and reach the itang refugee camp safely.
Loneliness is evident for most people at some point in their life. In a way it’s inescapable, whether you chose to live that way or forced into it. In the novel Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, it follows the story of two unlikely friends, George and Lennie and their journey through the Great Depression. Lennie has a mental disability that prevents him to think like a regular adult, so he depends on his friend George to protect him, in fact they always stay together. They find a job on a ranch and that’s where most of the story takes place and where the story follows the common theme of the “American Dream” and loneliness.
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”.
In John Steinbeck 's novel, Of Mice and Men, the three characters, Curly wife, Candy, and Crooks struggle with intense loneliness that they try to overcome by searching for friendship with others on the ranch. Curley’s wife seeks to end her intense loneliness by flirting with the other men at the ranch, Candy seeks to end his loneliness by becoming friends with Lennie and George, and Crooks seeks to end his loneliness by allowing Lennie into his room. Steinbeck 's use of the theme of loneliness to show that people need to interact with others and that loneliness can affect
The last scene of Lennie and George displays their usual relationship Lennie committing mistakes and George being mad at him. Steinbeck portrays sadness on this scene exhibits their usual relationship, but this time one thing is different, since George is pretending to be angry at him, by being apprehensive. The task George is about to do is definitely a hard one so he decide to sweet talk Lennie about their dream of the ranch while he prepares himself mentally to commit this action. There is no doubt that this was something tough for George, here is where the concept
He doesn 't know how to control his actions and his grip strength crushes things uncontrollably. In the 1930s, people with disabilities were not treated equally and they were often taken advantage of. For example, Curley, the owner of the ranch 's son often takes advantage of Lennie and tries to pick fights with Lennie and Lennie doesn 't know how to respond. Lennie and George strive to try to reach the American Dream, they want to own their own farm and Lennie wants to tend the rabbits. In this book, there is lots of prejudice towards minorities because of the time they were in.
George has to make the sacrifice that he does. After that Lennie kills Curley’s wife, George knows that he can not do anything for Lennie now. Someone will eventually kill Lennie. He truly loves Lennie, so he shoots Lennie painlessly in the back of the head. Lennie last moments were happy.
There are two ways this could be read. The first way is that The Man is saying if The Boy dies, he will in turn kill himself so they may go through death together. The second way it can be read is that on the off chance The Boy does live and The Man starts to die, The Man will kill The Boy so he does not have to try to survive alone with the possibility of being captured and raped. The Man’s motive is love; he does not want to leave The Boy to go on either way alone. However, when The Man does officially start to die he realizes he cannot kill his son.
Lennie gets George into trouble all of the time, and George is trying to stand his ground. George does not want to keep taking the heat for everything Lennie messes up. George does not want Lennie to tell other people their business and in chapter four, Lennie does the exact thing George told him not to do. Lennie told Crooks the plans George had and George said, “I though I tol’ you not to tell nobody” (Steinbeck 83). Lennie told Crooks things he was told not to.
Finally, the literary device of foreshadowing is used in order to hint upon future events as a result of loneliness. Steinbeck foreshadows forthcoming conflicts within the story due to a lack of companionship and trust amongst the farmers. After being shamed by the men, Curley’s wife declares, “‘You’re all scared of each other, that’s what. Ever’ one of you’s scared the rest is going’ to get something on you’” (Steinbeck 77).
Killing Lennie “You hadda, George. I swear you hadda” (Steinbeck 107). Slim, one of the main characters in Steinbeck’s, Of Mice and Men, says this to George as they walk away from Lennie’s body. Slim helps George realize that he did the right thing by killing Lennie himself instead of letting someone else do it before he did.