Carlson had initiated a conversation on Candy 's dog reeking in the ranch house and a final decision was made to shoot the dog and put its misery to an end. Candy 's ego is pragmatic which led him to let the guys shoot his dog but it was clear of the pain he was going through with the loss he had occurred. Candy had depended on his dog for friendship since he was a young boy and throughout time, he had not realized that he depended on the dog for his own sense of security. Unable to handle the absence of his best friend, Candy moved to George and Lennie for companionship, " 'Tell you what...S 'pose I went in with you guys. Tha 's three hundred an ' fifty bucks I 'd put in.
In of Mice and Men, George has to sacrifice having a normal life and not having to move from farm to farm because of having to take care of Lennie all of the time. Lennie cannot control his own strength which leads to his downfall. In the end of the novel, Lennie ultimately has to sacrifice having his companion by shooting Lennie. In the world, companionships don’t always last and people who are often alone are envious of the relationships that do end up lasting. Many of the men including, Curley, Candy, and Crooks are alone and sacrifice having what they dream of because of all the work they must do.
In Of Mice and Men, George is one of the characters who lost hope to his friend Lennie, through the actions/troubles Lennie had made. It is also shown in the book with other character 's actions. George is Lennie 's best friend who lost hope on Lennie because Lennie keep on getting in trouble. Lennie is a big, muscular man, but he is also unintelligent and irresponsible. He always gets in trouble because he likes to pet soft things, and when he do, he can 't stop petting it.
C: This is an aha-moment for George as he is realizing what he could do without Lennie. Lennie kept annoying George by taking dead mice and forgetting where they were going. Then when he asked George for ketchup, George grew very frustrated with him. He went on to talk about how he could live so much better without Lennie and how Lennie was always something that was holding George back from the potential he had. This is showing cruelty because during this time, it seems that
Lonlieness is something that everyone deals with, but in of mice and men it is so common that it is almost normal, people can feel lonely for different reasons. It just happens to be that in this book it is usually because you can’t socialize with other people or because no one wants to socialize with you, in this book three characters that struggled with lonleyness was Curlys wife, crooks, and Lennie. Lennis and curlys wife wernt lonely because they had no one to talk to like crooks but because Lennie was stupid and thatisolated him from a lot of things and curlys wife was married to someone that didn’t love her. Point is lonelieness is a big issue and a lot of
In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, George becomes more understanding and friendly towards Lennie through the beginning, middle and ending of the novella. In the beginning of the novella, George is very much hostile towards Lennie and looks upon him as if he has been burdened with taking care of him. George shows his thoughts towards Lennie, when he says, “ ‘Poor bastard,’ he said softly, and then went on whistling again”(8). After George threw Lennie 's dead mouse into the forest, he tells him he can 't have a dead mouse in his pocket, just so he can stroke it. Then George tells Lennie to go get some firewood, after he departs he hears Lennie looking for the mouse instead of firewood.
Since he cannot work in the fields, Crooks has limited social or work contact with the other men. In Crooks’ room Crooks converses with Lennie about his feelings. Bothered, he laments over how he can “play horseshoes til it’s dark” with all the other workers, but then he has to go “read books” all by himself(72,72). While Crooks does not despise reading books, he wishes that he had a companion to confide in. The deep mistrust that Crooks feels towards others, though, is one of the reasons he does not have a friend to talk to.
Running away from a crime is never acceptable; Lennie ran away after committing the crime of killing Curley’s wife. A book called “Of Mice and Men,” written by John Steinbeck is about a long adventure with Lennie and George trying to fulfill their American dream. Their American dream was to own a farm, but it did not turn out the way they expected. George ends up shooting Lennie for the crime he had committed. George did make the right decision for killing Lennie because he is always ruining their chance to fulfill their American dream, causing trouble, and being harmful to the society.
“Poof,” Brain, a shy overweight boy disappears but no one knows who he is, in the short story story “The Boy Who Could Turn Into Things,” by Stuart Baum. The maine character Brain is a very heavy hearted person. He feels like he is facing the world all by himself, and because no one notices him he has no one to back him up when life gets hard. I feel that Brain is heavy hearted because he is unnoticed, he has no friends, and he is lonely. Because of this I feel that Brain is very heavy hearted.
In Of Mice and Men, this is shown by Candy’s change in voice when given the dream to go with George and Lennie and get a piece of land. Candy is the swamper of the ranch, and because of his old age and one hand, he is unable to do many tasks and is believed to soon be fired from the ranch. This dream was not only a place to stay for Candy, it was a place where he will have company, since he wouldn’t end up fired and dying alone with no job or home, as he has presumed. Candy had enough confidence in this dream, that he no longer felt as though he was walking on eggshells and trying to cling on to this job and chance at company. Upon losing the dream, Candy loses the voice and confidence provided by the dream.