The Story Of Lennie In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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During the Great Depression two friends, George and Lennie are trying to accomplish their dream of owning a farm but that will not come easy because one of them, Lennie is always getting in trouble. The fact that Lennie always makes them lose their job is not helping at all. Their dream collapses when Lennie accidentally kills Curley’s wife and the unexpected then happened. George and Lennie find themselves in trouble because Lennie was accused of raping a girl. He was only trying touch her dress. George takes care of Lennie after her aunt died. Their dream is to someday own a farm but that is a problem because they are broke and looking for work. They keep losing their job thanks to Lennie and his obsession of petting soft things, the result is a bunch of dead mice. Later they meet Candy who heard the idea of they having a farm and offers 300…show more content…
Why are they important to the story? They are the main characters. George promised to take care of his friend, Lennie after her aunt died. Lennie is dependent of George because he always gets in trouble for touching soft things. They ran away from the first place they were because Lennie was trying to touch a girl’s dress and they ended up accusing him of rape. George should’ve think of what he was doing before shooting Lennie because he was his best friend and he shouldn’t have shoot him. Maybe George was nervous or didn’t knew what to do in that case. I think that people should try to take more care of those who need it. Mercy killing should not exist you can help them, they have the right to live a life. I think that if the government approve a law against this everything could become better and better. George killed Lennie so he will not suffer more, he knew what was going to happen to him. Curley was not happy with Lennie. If George did not kill Lennie, Curley was going to go against both of them. I think that they should have ran away, that’s what a real friend would do in my point of
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