George and Lennie were talking to each other and then George noticed something. Lennie was holding a dead mouse.After George saw the mouse he started to yell at Lennie. Lennie got very defensive. He did not want to get rid of the mouse. This proves that Lennie kills small, soft things very easily because he of his disability. Overall, Lennie will listen to anything that George tells him to do.
"You hadda George. I swear you hadda."
Curley, the bosses son is very annoyed looking for his wife when he comes into the workers bunk. He sees that Lennie is smirking and gets even more annoyed. Curley goes after Lennie and beats him up. Then, George starts to yell at Lennie to go after Curley. Lennie grabs Curley's hand and squeezes it so hard that it broke many bones. This shows that Lennie will do whatever George tells him. Consequently, Lennie is very dangerous.
Curley's wife is looking for Curley when she finds Lennie in the barn. They begin talking, and Curley's wife begins to say how soft her hair is. She suggests that Lennie should feel it. Once he started petting her hair he couldn't let go. He grabbed harder and harder. She began to scream in fright. Lennie got more scared and snapped her neck, killing her. He knew he did something very wrong and had to run away. Throughout the book Lennie continues to make bad decisions. As a result he ruins him and George's dream.
George had shot Lennie because if he hadn't the other men would of. Slim, the ranch skinner consoles George after he just shot Lennie. Slim understood how George feels because he felt the same way when his dog was shot. In fact, by George killing Lennie it might netter his life. This is because Lennie was always causing trouble and making it hard for George to find a long-lasting job. In addition, Lennie couldn't stop himself from causing trouble because of his disability. As a result of George killing Lennie, he is now out of his misery.