"If you get in trouble, I want you to hide in the brush"
"hide in the brush George?"
Candy shot the dog because it was old and useless in his opinion
George pet her hair too hard and ended up breaking her neck.
In this scene George is telling Lennie where to go if in trouble. George is characterized as a smart and shorter man compared to Lennie. George will help Lennie in anyway possible such as hiding. When Lennie gets in trouble, George tells him to hide in a bush, in the woods. This scene shows how George want Lennie to be safe. Friends take care of each other but can drag you down.
George raised the gun and steadied it, and he brought the muzzle of it close to the back of Lennie's head. He pulled the trigger.
Carlson shoots Candy's dog because it is old. Candy's dog was suffering. The death of Candy's dog foreshadows the death of Lennie. Being a good friend means making a sacrifice for each other
This is the climax of the book. This is why Lennie gets shot because he kills Curley's wife. He pet her hair for too long, and he ended up doing it too rough and broke her neck. When Lennie gets in trouble, George tells him to hide in the brush, But Lennie promised he would not get in trouble so he lied to George. This shows that friendship drags you down.
George shoots Lennie instead of Curley doing it because he did not want him to suffer. The resolution of the story is George kills Lennie. Candy foreshadows this with the dog. Without Lennie, there is no dream. Friends must make a sacrifice.