Lennie! For God's sake don't drink so much. You gonna be sick.
That's good, you drink some, George
What's best for everyone Chapter 3 pg.47-48
If you want, I'll put the old devil out of his misery
The known discovery Chapter 5 pg.94-95
You an' me can go there an' live nice, George? Can't we?
I think I knowed from the very first
Lennie drinks from the dirty green pool, while George nervously yells at him to stop before he gets sick. This scene introduces the reader to George and Lennie's friendship and their bond. The author uses imagery in this scene to describe the setting of the story. This scene shows how George and Lennie care for each other and how they lookout for each other. The theme of this scene is to always look out for each other.
The realization Chapter 6 pg. 107
Never you mind, A guy got to sometimes
Carlson is trying to convince Candy to get rid of his old, tired, smelly dog. Carlson explains that the dog is no good to him or himself. Candy knows it will be best for every one inducing his dog if he kills it, which foreshadows George killing Lennie'.Although Candy knows it will break his heart to let go of his loyal dog he had since he was a puppy. The theme of this scene is if you love something you should let it go .
In this scene Candy has discovered Curely's wife's lifeless body and gets George. When George sees her body he knows Lennie has done it but not out of spite. The author uses plot in this scene, Curely's wife is dead and Lennie is missing As George stares at the body he realizes they can't run away from this. Candy still wants to achieve their dream but George tells Candy how he doesn't have anyone anymore and how he will be spending his money like all the other ranch help. The theme of this scene is a dream is just a dream.
Lastly in this final scene George just shot Lennie and the others rush to see what happened. Slim immediately goes to George and tries to comfort him while Carlson questions how George did it. George is quiet and feels terrible about what he has done. Slim reassures him he has done the right thing and offers going out for a drink. The theme of this scene is if you love something let it go.