Was George Milton Justified In Of Mice And Men

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“He looked at the back of Lennie’s head at the place where the spine and skull were joined” (105) in John Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men, the main character, George Milton, had to make the difficult decision to end the life of his friend, Lennie Smalls. This explains some of what was happening in George’s brain when killing Lennie. What's happening is that he wanted to end it himself so know one would hurt him even more that what George was doing. Although most people would agree that killing another person is wrong. George is justified in killing Lennie because Lennie did not know what he was doing, Lennie made George’s life difficult, and George know their dream would never come true. George realized Lennie would never get better and their dream would never come true. “ I think i knew from the very first day. I think i knowed we’d never do her. He usta like to hear about it so much i got to thinking maybe we would.” George wanted a good life we wanted to get somewhere in life someday, he wanted this for both of them. Deep down he knew Lennie's limitations and accepted that the dream was never meant to be and took it upon himself to end it, because of the trouble he has done. …show more content…

“God a’mighty, if i was alone i could live so easy. I could go get a job an’ work and make my own money.” George is just stating that he could live easier by himself and keep a job, but with lennie that was always a

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