Why Is Lennie Be Considered Murder

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When you kill someone that has no control over themselves and depended on you for everything, that is considered murder. This is talking about George killing Lennie even though he has no clue what he is doing. In the book of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck this is exactly what happens. However this is not right, the way Lennie die should be considered murder. Sure he did do some bad things at some times but he was clueless about everything he was doing. George should be brought to justice for Lennie's death. First of all Lennie had an aunt Clara that passed away and George told her he would take care of Lennie. ‘’ I told his old lady Id take care of him.’’ Since Lennie can't take care of himself he only had george after his aunt clara died. Killing Lennie is not what his aunt clara told George to do. So in the end George ended up betraying Lennie's aunt clara for killing Lennie and not taking care of him. That is one reason why George should be charged for murder. …show more content…

‘’The girl rabbits and in an tells the law she has been raped. The guys in weed start a party out to lynch Lennie.’’ Lennie is not the smartest but when he does something wrong he does not mean it at all he just doesn't know what he is doing. The things Lennie does continues but he doesn't know what he is doing. He ends up killing one of Slim's puppys by petting it too hard but that shows Lennie does not know his own strength and can't control how he acts. So when the incident in weed happened all he was trying to do was just touch the colorful dress. This is a second reason why George should be charged with murder because Lennie did not know what he was

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