The End Of Lennie In Of Mice And Men

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The End of Lennie… “I'm going for my shotgun. Ill kill the son-of-a-bitch myself.” (Steinbeck 96). In the book, Of Mice and Men, Curley shows that he is an aggressive person. He wants to hurt Lennie, Lennie doesn't realize there is a problem because he has a disability so he is not as bright as the other men. At the end of the story, Lennie makes a very bad mistake and in response he gets killed because he becomes a danger to other men. Mercy killing in Lennie's situation was the better choice because his friend George shot him. George was putting him out of his misery, if George wouldn't have killed Lennie then Curley would have. Through the whole book Curley talks about his hatred for Lennie, and at the end he shows it by threatening Lennie's
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