What advice does slim give George about killing Lennie?

When George asks Slim about just trying to catch Lennie instead of killing him, what advice does Slim give George? Slim tells George that if they just catch Lennie, he would be strapped down and caged, which would be worse than death. What makes the men think that Lennie is armed?

See full answer. People also ask, what does Lennie want George to ask Slim about?

He hopes to one day “tend rabbits” when he and George get their own farm. In chapter two Carlson asks Slim about his dog’s litter of puppies while George and Lennie are listening. Carlson’s plan is to put down Candy’s dog and offer the old swamper a puppy as a replacement.

Secondly, what makes the men think Lennie is armed? The men believe that Lennie is armed because Carlson’s luger is missing. Carlson came running in. “The bastard’s stole my Luger,” he shouted. “It ain’t in my bag.”

Also, how and why did George kill Lennie?

He has accidentally killed the dog through stroking it too hard and is worried that George will find out and stop him from looking after the rabbits when they get their farm, so he tries to hide it under some straw.

Why is Lennie so happy at the end of chapter 2?

At the end of chapter 2, Lennie is as excited as a little child about Slim’s puppies. Lennie wants George to ask Slim if he can have a brown and white puppy. Chapter 3 is about relationships. The author’s purpose is to show how unusual George and Lennie’s relationship is for this time period.

How and why does Lennie kill Curley’s wife?

He has accidentally killed the dog through stroking it too hard and is worried that George will find out and stop him from looking after the rabbits when they get their farm, so he tries to hide it under some straw. Curley’s wife enters and tries to talk to Lennie.

Why is the boss suspicious of George and Lennie?

George speaks for Lennie, making the Boss suspicious. George lies, telling him that Lennie is his cousin and he looks after him because he was kicked in the head by a horse as a child. Although still mistrustful, the Boss tells George and Lennie that they will be working on Slim’s grain team.

Why was Lennie killed?

He has accidentally killed the dog through stroking it too hard and is worried that George will find out and stop him from looking after the rabbits when they get their farm, so he tries to hide it under some straw.

Why did Lenny die?

It’s almost 50 years since the death of Lenny Bruce. The groundbreaking comedian died on Aug. 3, 1966 from an overdose of morphine while his New York obscenity conviction was still on appeal.

What does George do after he kills Lennie?

Lennie and George dream of escaping the drudgery of their profession and owning a farm together. However, at the end of the novella, George is forced to kill Lennie after Lennie kills Curley’s wife. After killing Lennie, George will never fulfill the dream of life on the farm.

Why did George feel like he had to kill Lennie?

At the beginning of the novella, George is angry because Lennie killed a mouse. Lennie tells George that he does not want to be a burden and that he “’can go off in the hills an’ find a cave. [He] can go away any time’” (12).

Why did Lennie kill his puppy?

He has accidentally killed the dog through stroking it too hard and is worried that George will find out and stop him from looking after the rabbits when they get their farm, so he tries to hide it under some straw. Curley’s wife enters and tries to talk to Lennie.

Does Lennie kill rabbits?

Lennie’s part of the dream is merely to tend and pet rabbits on the farm, as he loves touching soft animals, although he always accidentally kills them.

Why does candy cry when Curley’s wife died?

Alone with Curley’s wife’s body, Candy lets out his frustration and anger, blaming her for the destruction of their dream. He cries before going to find the rest of the men to tell them about her death. The men enter and Curley demands that Lennie be found and killed.

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