Of Mice and Men
We'll have our own little farm and we'll live off the fatta the land
We'll have our own little patch of land
And I get to tend the rabbits!
Lennie and George are at the Salinas River after being chased out of their old job up north because of something Lennie did. They talk about the dream they share and show how close they are.
Lennie and George make their way to a new ranch to work on the farm. George tells Lennie to stay out of trouble.
Lennie! Let go! You're hurting me!
Candy, an old handless ranch worker, overhears Lennie and George talking about their dream. Candy wants to be a part of the farm too and says he has money saved up to help pay for the land.
And I'll tend the rabbits!
Curley (the son of the ranch boss) picks a fight with Lennie in the bunkhouse and Lennie breaks Curley's hand. George and some of the other guys have to stop Lennie because Lennie has no control over his strength.
In the barn, Curley's wife tells Lennie that her hair is soft so he pets it. Lennie doesn't stop and winds up killing her. He does not know his own strength.
Since George knows that Curley and his mob will torture Lennie for what he has done, George shoots Lennie while they are talking about their dream. No matter how difficult it may be to kill someone you love, it must be done if it's what is best for the person.
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