Of Mice And Men By John Steinbeck

1107 WordsNov 13, 20155 Pages
As we go through life we go through things like friendships, loneliness, and dreams. Sometimes the things we go through are hard moments in our life, but sometimes good and happy moments. As we read the book “Of Mice and Men” the author John Steinbeck writes about many characters in the book. He clearly disguises, each character 's problem. And the two characters that mainly stood out were George and Lennie because they both traveled and worked together, to get money for their dream ranch. So the author writes about their problems, whether it 's similar problems they are sharing or different personal problems. In the end of the book Lennie dies because George kills him, but the questions is why must Lennie die? And why must George do it?…show more content…
“Yeah,” said George. “I’ll come. But listen, Curley. The poor bastard’s nuts. Don’t shoot ‘im. He di’n’t know what he was doin’.” “Don’t shoot ‘im?” Curley cried. “He got Carlson’s Luger. ‘Course we’ll shoot ‘im” (Steinbeck - Of Mice and Men - Odyssey Academy 48). The significance about why it was essential to have Lennie killed because it was also hard for Lennie. He felt bad about what he did, but he would forget about it and would seem that everything was okay. So if George wouldn 't of killed him, then he wouldn 't stop getting into trouble and it would be Georges responsibility because he takes care of Lennie. Therefore when Curly and the men were getting ready to kill Lennie it shows that curly was ready to hunt Lennie down in that scene, but the problem is that curly didn 't know that Lennie had a mental disability. So it was George 's fault of not telling Curly ant the men. One way the book “Of Mice and Men” demonstrates that it was the right decision of George killing Lennie is because even if they both run away George will not feel safe with Lennie, and will be even more scared that he will make more trouble than he already did. With the situation of Lennie 's disability it gets worse because Lennie cannot control his strength. For instance, when Lennie
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