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Essay | The Death of Lennie

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The Death of Lennie

Summary: Discusses the John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men. Explores the significance of the death of Lennie. Examines the morality of George's act of murder and considers if it was humane.
For most, life is not always black and white. In fact, during one's life, the lines of back and white seem to blend into more of a grey color. Life in general, is more likely to be full of gray areas than anything else, because life does not always go according to plan. In the novel, Of Mice and Men, by George Steinbeck, there are a lot of shady areas. It is hard to say wether or not it is right of George to take the life of his best friend, Lennie. Since Lennie has an inability of being self-reliant, it is right of George to kill Lennie, because it saves him from further suffering, hurting others, and most importantly hurting himself.

By killing Lennie, George saves Lennie from elongated suffering. After finding Lennie hiding at the Salihas River, George tells him how it is going...

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