George and Lennie are two friends in search of work, previously trying to be captured by a group of men.
George and Lennie meet candy and slim. They also find work on their farm.
Curly accuses Slim of crossing the line with his wife. Then gets into a fight with Lennie who crushes his hands.
Lennie pets a puppy to death and then tries to hide it from George in the farm.
Lennie feels on Curly's wife hair to rough, and she struggles to away but Lennie end killing her by accident
Lennie goes back to where George told him to go if something happened and George makes the decision there to kill Lennie. Steinbeck exemplifies the American Dream and friendship in this scene by showing that George and Lennie can't get the dream farm now that Lennie is dead and It shows friendship by George protecting Lennie from getting killed by Curly