Who Is The Old Dog In Of Mice And Men

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The Killing of Candy's Old Dog in Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

George is a small man but has strong features and Lennie is a giant but has a mind of a child. They are the main characters and are two more migrant workers who travel together from place to place because of Lennie's stupidity and ability to get attracted to trouble. The main reason for this is he loves to feel soft things, which leads him to trouble and eventually to his death. They have a dream of owning land and settling down, so did millions of other Americans but only a few succeeded. John Steinbeck tried to draw attention to the social situation. At the time of 1920's and 1930's there was 12-15 million out of work, which led to …show more content…

Curley's wife started to get angry as the hair was getting messy and told him to let go but Lennie started to panic as she started to scream louder. As Lennie got confused he put his hand over her mouth and nose. Lennie begged and cried for her not to yell because he thought George wouldn't let him tend no rabbits as he was warned by George not to do A bad thing. Lennie then broke her neck without realizing he just killed her. When Lennie found out that he just killed her he ran away to the bush where George told him to go to if he done something bad. Candy found Curley's wife dead and told George first. George told Candy to tell the rest of the ranch guys. Curley was the most furious to find his wife dead and went to kill Lennie with the rest of the ranch guys. Carlson told the ranch people that Lennie stole his lugar but they didn't now it was George. The ranch guys all went to search for Lennie and kill him but George got there first. Lennie was relieved to see George but thought that he would be angry instead he started to talk about their dream of owning land. As Lennie was thinking, George shot him at the back of his neck so he won't die painfully "And George raised the gun and steadied it, and he brought the muzzle of it close to the back of Lennie's head. The hand shook violently, but his face set and his hand

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