Comparison Between John Stienbeck's 'Of Mice And Men'

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Your told to not make permant decisions for your temporary emotions. What about if it was save your cherished one from suffering ? Is it really that hard to make the decision of letting go? This is what goes through George Milton's mind at the end of John Stienbecks narrative Of Mice and Men. After years of taking responsibility and care for Lennie Smalls his mentaly disabled companion who is amazingly huge, George is shocked when he finds out that he has made a crucial complication. Killing the ranch owners daughter in law, Lennie commits an uttermost mistake. Members of the ranch desperatley search for Lennis Smalls now considered a criminal, to face his consequences which what they belive to most probaly be a suffering death. George bewilderingly …show more content…
Since the commence of the novella Georges future is put into jeapordy as he is constantly caring for him and is effected by him when wanting to make any decision or move. Geroge himself proves that its hard and you have no chance living with Lennie Small quoting "God a'mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy. "I could go get a job an' work, an' no trouble. No mess at all, and when the end of the month comes I could take my fifty bucks and go into town and get whatever I want. , I could stay in a cathouse all night. I could eat any place I want, hotel or any place, and order any damn thing I could think of. An' I could do all that every damn month. Get a gallon of whisky, or set in a pool room and play cards or shoot pool." George goes on saying how much easier it would be without Lennie Small and how he is effecting his life by quoting An' whatta I got," "I got you! You can't keep a job and you lose me ever' job I get. Jus' keep me shovin' all over the country all the time." George explains how Lennie is hard to keep up with because he can't keep a job and is making George lose his job also. George is not the only one who sees that Lennie causes trouble in his life the ranch owner him self quoted "I said what stake you got in this guy? You takin' his pay away from him?" "No, 'course I ain't. Why you think I'm sellin' him out?" "Well, I …show more content…
There are numerous incidents that prove danger from Lennie. In the beginning of the noveltte we meet the first incident as George and Lennie run away and lose thier jobs because Lennie pets a lady's dress and is accused of rape. Lennie does not only harm humans, Lennie is also held responsible for killing multipule animals. In the first chapter Lennie pets a mouse to it's death and still wants to keep him. Towards the middle of the book Lennie kills one of the new born puppies also by petting him to hard. Away from the animals Lennie effected Curly a lot . After Curly was beating him up Lennie finally had enough and severly crushed his hand. Curly did not have enough of Lennie, Lennie also killed Curly's wife. George admits how trobuling Lennie Small can be by quoting "Be a damn good thing if you was," "Save ever'body a hell of a lot of trouble." Lastly Lennie himself admits that he is trobulsome by saying "'I done another bad thing.' This proves that Lennie has commited problems previously and again.Based on evidence from the book and quotes Gerorge must of killed Lennie Smallls to protect the society and world thats around Lennie and preventing him from being a

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