Of Mice and Men Essay | Why George Killed Lennie

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Why George Killed Lennie

Summary: Essay analyzes why George killed his friend Lennie in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
Why did George have to kill Lennie? After their long friendship and years of traveling together? Well, he did it for a number reasons. First, Lennie was probably going to die anyway. Next, Lennie committed a crime, which anyone who committed that crime would need to be punished for. The last reason is that George would have gotten in trouble along with Lennie. So if you hate George for killing his best friend, take this into consideration.

If George didn't kill Lennie, Lennie would have probably died anyway. He would have died scared and in pain, or he would be sent somewhere where he would be afraid and miserable there. Curley would have probably shot him in the gut, which would been very painful. George shot him right in the back of the head, as Carlson shot Candy's dog. This means Lennie died quick and he...

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