According to the Teacher's Guide for Of Mice and Men, Curley and Curley's wife represent evil in that both oppress and abuse the migrants in different ways. George loved Lennie and knew that giving him a nice peaceful death was the best he could do for him. Death comes quickly, surely, and to the unaware. Throughout the book, it becomes apparent that Steinbeck does not make judgments. And also that he will get his revenge on Lennie, no matter the costs.
Plus, Curly will eventually find him and Lennie will be treated as nothing more than a prisoner of war. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Curley, motivated and angry, will do anything to get his hands on Lennie. He does not to suffer a long and painful death; he would not hurt any other humans or animals and is spared the resulting remorse. Another quote that would prove this was said in the barn after Curley finds the body of his dead wife.
They conversation calms and soothes Lennie, who hopes to finally get the farm that he and George dreamed about for so many years. And then she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck. Although Lennie may not want to kill any other living beings, it is in his nature to become aggressive and angry when frustrated. Fate is felt most heavily as the characters' aspirations are destroyed when George is unable to protect Lennie who is a real danger. At the end of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, George makes the painful choice to kill his best friend Lennie.
In conclusion, George is justified in killing Lennie because his death will be pain free, unless it is Curly killing Lennie. Steinbeck's characters are often powerless, due to intellectual, economic, and social circumstances. Lennie is the only one who is basically unable to take care of himself, but the other characters would do this in the improved circumstances they seek. Curley, carrying a shotgun, tells Carlson to take Crooks' shotgun, and the men leave, taking George with them to find Lennie. In Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck the protagonist, George, is faced with a challenge in which he ends up killing his best friend Lennie. As she talks, she moves closer, confiding in him about the life she might have had.
Support your ideas with details from the novel. We gonna get a little place. Why, after all, is George so attached to Lennie? He is almost always itching to fight, a trait that has arisen due to his short stature. Analysis Steinbeck's careful control of setting in the novel is especially clear in this chapter, which finds us back at the beginning - at the brush near the Salinas River. Crooks aspires to a small homestead where he can express self-respect, security, and most of all, acceptance. Maybe you better go in the wash room an' clean up your face.
An' that ain't the worst. Worried that will find out and won't let him tend the rabbits, Lennie buries the dead pup in the hay and says that he will claim to have found it dead. The imaginary rabbit says that George will beat him with a stick when he arrives. As she tries to get her hair away from Lennie, he becomes scared and holds on more tightly. His partner Lennie was a giant among average sized people. He is very jealous and protective of his wife and immediately develops a dislike toward Lennie.
Film Poster for the 1939 film The was in 1939, two years after the publication of the novella, and starred as Lennie, with as George, and was directed by. He knows what must happen, even as Lennie goes on believing in the rabbits. When Lennie realizes that she is dead, he panics and paws the hay to partially cover her. For a moment he was business-like. He does, but his big, clumsy fingers start to mess it up, and she angrily tells him to let go. Some would argue that Lennie is dangerous to humans.
Lennie is innocent and does not deserve to be killed. Lennie comes stealing through the undergrowth and kneels by the water to drink. He imagines the figure of his - a plump, aproned woman with thick glasses - who scolds him for getting George into so much trouble. As has been proven beyond a reasonable doubt at this point, Lennie's lethal innocence is not compatible with the world. Lennie is not killing people and animals on purpose he just underestimates his strength and does not realize that he is doing wrong. George knows that if he does not kill Lennie, then he will suffer in the hands of Curly.
Lennie Small is huge and lumbering and, in many ways, the opposite of George Milton. Despite this, overall I think that George was right, not wrong to shoot his closest friend. Their bond is made to seem especially rare and precious since the majority of the world does not understand or appreciate it. He claims that he is angry, then assures him that all is forgiven and recites the story of their farm. You just let 'em try to get the rabbits. Carlson and Curley represent the harsh conditions of a distinctly real world, a world in which the weak will always be vanquished by the strong and in which the rare, delicate bond between friends is not appropriately mourned because it is not understood. Go on, George… 1360 Words 6 Pages the last words that filled the air between George and Lennie, their last exchange preceding a pivotal moment in both of their lives.
George reminds Lennie that they are extremely lucky to have each other since most men do not enjoy this comfort, especially men like George and Lennie, who exist on the margins of society. George told Lennie that he could tend to the rabbits, which made Lennie happy, then after George knew Lennie was happy and thinking about their dream he shot him in the back of the head. If them other guys gets in jail they can rot for all anybody gives a damn. However, upon further consideration, George realizes that Lennie is incapable of living on his own and fending for himself in jail and will not last. He's in an insane asylum in California right now. When George, one protagonist of the story, kills Lennie at the end of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, he seems justified but yet is unjustified.