“Of Mice And Men” (Alternative Ending) Lennie collapsed on the damp earth, it’s cool moisture combining with his sweat soaked body emitting a thick mist of steam from his huge frame. Lennie had tried to remember where to meet George, but his blind panic had sent him zig-zagging through the woods like the chickens used to do when the old lady broke their necks to prepare them for the dinner table. He remembered how soft the feathers felt and he would spend ages just running his hands through them, still soft and warm, tinged with blood…. so pretty. ‘George gonna be so mad at me’, he said to himself.
(Sauberman) Ultimately, due to misjudgments and mistakes the Iroquois Theater burned down, killing a total of 602 people; because of this, stricter theater fire codes were passed. During Christmas vacation a play called Mr. Bluebeard was playing at the Iroquois Theater; and parents took their children to see it. At the beginning of the second act of the play, a spark from an arc light flared up and caught a drop curtain on fire. At first audience members didn’t think much of the flash of light, thinking it was part of the play. (Taylor) The spark then burst into flames, with the fire expanding rapidly behind the stage.
Gas! Gas! Quick, boys!—An ecstasy of fumbling, Fitting the clumsy helmets just in time; But someone still was yelling out and stumbling And flound’ring like a man in fire or lime... Dim, through the misty panes and thick green light, As under a green sea, I saw him drowning. In all my dreams, before my helpless sight, He plunges at me, guttering, choking, drowning. If in some smothering dreams you too could pace Behind the wagon that we flung him in, And watch the white eyes writhing in his face, His hanging face, like a devil’s sick of sin; If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood Come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs, Obscene as cancer, bitter as the cud Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues,— My friend, you would not tell with such high zest To children ardent for some desperate glory, The old Lie: Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori.
Boxer ran for a while more, lost speed, staggered, and lay sprawled upon the dusty ground. Silence. Their greatest hero, fighter and worker had fallen. Snowball broke the silence with a terrible cry of immense rage and devastation. The animals, seeing the fall of their hero, fought harder than ever, from sadness and the desire for revenge.
Steven was the first he met up with, and he was just bickering with Paulette from across the riot. Nate ran into Herr Schulteis next, and he had just spilled ketchup on his brand new stripped shirt, and was licking it off. Then, right before Nate made it to the middle; Candy’s daddy came up behind him and gave a big slap on the rear. What for, the world may never know. Nate decided since he did not see Candy he would just continue on with this traitorous journey through the riot.
The monsters soon slipped though the door and silently killed thirty men and ran with there bodies while the was dripping. When the sun rose, they saw how well the demons worked and broke into tears. A Prince was upset about the lost of his friends and companions knowing that same demon broke the followers apart. Grendel was so powerful when he fought he won against many.
He was told that he doesn’t “belong in jail” (38). He realizes that he had done something terrible and that things will probably never be like they used to, and he was right. The death of the man was uncontrollable by Roy. The man tried to get away but it seems as if it was his time to die. The “whole cut buckled”(35) which made the “hobo” (35) lose his “balance just when he hit the gravel, and he fell backwards underneath” (35).
Vardaman (ch 15) Vardaman runs out of the house and begins to cry. He sees the spot on the ground where he first laid the fish he caught, and thinks about how the fish is now chopped up into little pieces of “not-fish” and “not-blood.” Vardaman reasons that Peabody is responsible for Addie’s death and curses him for it. He jumps off the porch and runs into the barn. Still crying, Vardaman picks up a stick and begins beating Peabody’s horses, cursing them and blaming them for Addie’s death, until they run off. He shoos away a cow that wants milking, and returns to the barn to cry quietly.
The creature announces in a German accent that he is the Angel of the Odd - and that he is responsible for causing such strange events. The man, unconvinced, drives the angel away and takes an alcohol-induced nap. Instead of a 25-minute nap, he wakes up two hours later, having missed an appointment to renew his fire insurance. Ironically, his house has caught fire and his only escape is out a window using a ladder the crowd below has provided for him. As he steps down, a hog brushes against the ladder, causing the narrator to fall and fracture his arm.
The lens breaking symbolizes destruction of the society. Since a lens can break very easily, so can their society. Lastly, towards the end of the book, Piggy was holding the conch and was saying that he had the right to speak. Roger was tired of Piggy whining so he put all of his weight on the big boulder and watched it roll down the hill and hit Piggy. “The rock bounded twice and was lost in the forest.