Ethical Dilemmas In Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice and Men is a story about two migrant workers: George and Lennie. Fairly OddParents is a show, on Nickelodeon, about two fairies: Cosmo and Wanda. Cosmo couldn’t live without Wanda not only are they married but Cosmo’s head is empty. Lennie couldn’t live without George and Lennie is mentally retarded. Lennie and Cosmo are similar in many ways but also very different with the fact that Cosmo is a fairy and his show is a cartoon. Lennie is a strong, large and slow man. Lennie can’t tell right from wrong, he often has pets that he kills because he pets them too hard. Towards the end of Of Mice and Men he actually pets a woman too hard and ends up killing her. Lennie, because of his mild mental disability depends completely on George; pretty much to survive. Lennie and George share a…show more content…
Lennie faced a lot of dilemmas in “Of Mice and Men” and Cosmo has faced some dilemmas in his show. Lennie was faced with the choice of doing right or wrong, the tricky thing is he doesn’t know the difference between right and wrong. He just remembers (sometimes) what George tells him. Lennie doesn’t know what is right and what is wrong so when a woman yells because he is pulling her hair too hard he covers her mouth and suffocated her. The reason he did this was because George told him not to mess with her and if he does he could get them in a lot of trouble and possibly ruin their dream of having a farm together. Lennie remembers this but because she persuades him to just talk to her since no one is around he does so and, like George said gets them, mostly himself in a lot of trouble. Lennie doesn’t know his own strength and he is trying to kill her he just wants her to be quiet so he won’t get in trouble. This eventually leads to George killing Lennie because all of the workers that are working on the farm go out to kill and George would rather do it than to watch some person Lennie barely knows do
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