Lennie and George meet Curly for the first time. Curly wanted to hear Lennie talk. Nevertheless George kept talk for Lennie and Curly becomes angry. Curly likes to cause problems and start fighs because he is rich and has more power than most people. In the same way he thought he was better than others. After all people like to attack others to show that they are stronger.
George Makes a Choice
Carlson kills Candys old and sick dog However Carlson had no emotional feelings towards the dog. Although Candy didnt want to let it happen at first but in the end accepted it. Carlson brings the dog outside nearby and shots him. Carlson only killed the dog cause it was only causing them problems. In short sometimes you have to move on from the past.
Lennie was trying to kept Curlys wife quite and as a result killed her. He was petting her hair but when he started to be to harsh she started to scream. In addition Lennie had also killed his puppy moments before. Lennie didnt want to kill the dog or the girl but he doesnt have much control over his strength. In other words he only wanted to feels soft things like her hair but freacked out when she started to scream and snapped her neck. This shows that you have to learn to control yourself.
George decides he has to kill Lennie. He shots Lennie before anyone else can hut him. He hesitates but eventually pulls the trigger. George did this for Lennie and for himself. Lennie would have been in pain if he had stayed alive. Therefore Lennie was fee from the pain he would have experienced. Also George would now have a easier life. Thus sometimes you have to sacrifice thing for the greater good.