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Of Mice and Men. In the book there is some clear parallels between old Candy and his old dog, and George and his companion Lennie.

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Of Mice And Men ? John Steinbeck I've been reading the book ''Of Mice And Men'' by John Steinbeck. That is a very good book and I'm going to talk about my point of view about a few things in the book. In the book there is some clear parallels between old Candy and his old dog, and George and his companion Lennie. Both Candy and George have been taking care of their best friends all their life, and I would say that the dog and Lennie, may have been stopping Candy and George living their life. Even though they both are getting tired of their companions, they're there for them when they need them. ...read more.

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Both George and Candy are defending them because it's their best friends, and they do care about them. In the end of the book George shoots Lennie in the head, while he's talking about how great their farm will be, what they are going to have on the farm, and that Lennie can tend the rabbits. Since Lennie is retarded, George tries to get Lennie to think about the farm so he could shoot him while he was dreaming about the farm. This is something George does because he doesn't want Lennie to be shot by Curly and the other guys, or that he may can go into a jail, and in that time early in the 1930's the retards were treated bad by the other people. ...read more.

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Both Lennie and George have murdered someone, Lennie did it when he killed Curlys wife and George did it when he shot Lennie in the head. Lennie don't want to kill her, but since he's such a big man and very strong, she dies with a mistake when he's trying to hold her, but he killed her and that is a crime. Same about George, he killed Lennie because it was the best thing to do, in his opinion and also mine, but when you've killed someone you've done a criminal mind, and should be punished for that. Sorry that I was kinda short, but I did this when I had flu...and my paper was at school so I didn't remember the questions, but I've tried my best! Andreas Nikolai ...read more.

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