The dream of the ranch offers George, Lennie, Candy, and the others a goal to work toward as well as the inspiration to keep struggling when things seem grim. But by the end of the story, Steinbeck reveals that dreams can be as poisonous as they are beneficial. What George discovers—and what Crooks already seems to know when he scornfully spurns Candy’s offer to join him, Lennie, and.
George killed lennie out of love because he didn’t want him to suffer. George didn’t want Lennie to suffer a long painful death from being shoot in the guts, or from being locked up in a cage being beaten by Curley and the farmhands. George did the right thing because he didn’t want Lennie to suffer. But George also didn’t do the right thing because he killed his friend and broke his.
When George had made the decision to shoot Lennie, he had considered all the other options there were and had come to the conclusion that this was the only one where Lennie wouldn’t have suffered, and he was correct. Whether he had meant to kill Curley’s wife or not, Lennie is still a murderer.
The support George had given Lennie from the time he was in a fight with Curley to when he kills his wife, shows the dynamics and security of the relationship. George would always look out for Lennie, as Lennie would always be protective over George. Their relationship is pivotal and underlines the main theme of friendship in the novel, which led to Steinbeck focusing so much on the friendship.
There are three pairs on the ranch, Curley and his wife, George and Lennie, and Candy and his dog. Curley’s hand is crushed by Lennie, and Lennie later kills his wife, ending in Lennie’s death. Candy’s dog is shot when the other men believe he has no more use on the ranch.
Lennie also keeps handling dead animals, something that George does not like. When Lennie finally kills Curley’s wife, George runs out of options and is forced to kill him. Before he killed Lennie, he had to tell him a story to distract him from the impending danger. He wants to kill Lennie painlessly so that he can shield him from Curley’s humiliation. Lennie’s death means they cannot.
George killed lennie, because he did not want lennie to suffer at the hands of curley. Curley said that he would shoot him, if he found him. So George did not want lennie to suffer that way. Also Slim had said that if for some reason they did find lennie and took him alive that it would be no good for him to be locked up in some room. Slim was referring to locking Lennie up in a mental.
George has the role of carrying Lennie from place to place and potentially acting as his bodyguard whenever trouble is has occurred e.g. Weed. Towards the end of the novella, Lennie accidently kills Curley’s wife causing a forced decision upon George, which he did not want to have to make. George then shot Lennie in the back of this head in order to reduce the chances of Curley attacking to.
George didn’t want this to happen to Lennie so he shoots Lennie because it is a quick way and Lennie died happily as George was talking about dream while he killed Lennie. Also another reason why George shoots Lennie is because he keeps making mistakes which makes George very angry and that’s why he killed Lennie for example he killed Slims puppy, which could get George to a lot of trouble.
Lennie if Of Mice and Men by George Stienbeck is the biggest kid around. Problem with him being a so called kid is that he’s actually a rather large grown man. People say he should be locked up in a looney house, he’s never going to be of any use or do well in life. Well should he? He doesn’t mean any harm. Lennie in this novel always acts like a child and never means the harm that he.
Theme: George killed Lennie for Lennie would not make anymore trouble, and George could live his life in peace. All this time George has been planning his way to kill Lennie. George tells Carlson’s in a whisper Yeah. He had your gun (Steinbeck 118). George lied saying that Lennie had the gun, but we all knew that George had the gun. He lied to them for he wouldnt have the falut. Then Carlson.