scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 527
In the end of Of Mice and Men there are three choices the protaganist George must decide on He either must run away with Lennie not do anything and let the others kill Lennie or kill Lennie himself His final decision reflects his personality and his respect for his friends As Georges character develops throughout the story he realizes the outcome before it even happens Georges solution to Lennies mistake becomes his only reasonable choice George realizes the solution after predicting consequences of each potential optionGeorges first option was to tell Lennie to run away after meeting in the brush If George was to choose this option both Lennie and George would have gotten shot It would have looked like they planned the killing of Curleys wife together There were no ties between Curley or anyone on the ranch so nothing would have stopped Curley from putting a bullet in both of their heads George obviously didnt want to die so running away would be a bad choice Secondly George could have stayed at the ranch with Candy and done nothing for Lennie He knew Lennie was going to be hunted and killed He knew it from the moment he saw Curleys wife lying dead in the barn It was clear to George that there was no way out for Lennie Also George knew that he could not live with himself if he let the man he was responsible for be killed by Curley So opting to do nothing for Lennie would have been a regrettable choice for George Lennie didnt know what he was doing and it was not fair that he should be killed out of hatred George had learned a lot from Candy when he said I ought to of shot that dog myself George I shouldnt ought to of let no stranger shoot my dogChapter 3 61 Candy had taught him that if Lennies death was inevitable it might as
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA