Character Analysis Of Carlson In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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“The silence was in the room again. A shot sounded in the distance. The men looked quickly at the old man.” Chapter 3 of the novel Of Mice and Men describes how Carlson, a man that works in the same Ranch as Candy, kills Candy’s old dog. Candy is an old man that works in the Ranch in Soledad, he has no arm and cleans the bunkhouse, where all the workers from the Ranch sleep in. I think it was right for Candy to let Carlson kill his old dog because he was really old, smelly, blind and had no teeth. Candy could always get another dog.
I think it was okay for Candy to let Carlson kill his dog because the dog was suffering and already half dead, like it said in the book, ”Well I can’t stand him in here,” said Carlson. “That stink hangs around

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