In the recent weeks, Of Mice and Men has captured the hearts of the class, with the strong connection to Lenny, a big-hearted, sweet, and innocent mentally disabled man. He never understood what he was capable of, and became the man behind a murder. But he knew hope wasn't lost. He knew his best friend, George, would run away with him once again and they would start over. No mistakes. No unwanted people. But a whole lot of land and rabbits. He never realized that some hope was lost for George. George knew that they wouldn't stop until they found Lenny, and they would have no mercy on him. He made his decision... and killed Lenny.
Now, it is murder, definitely. But some people are confused on whether or not it was "pity killing." Either way, what George did doesn't define him. Many are murderers, drug-suppliers, bullies... They will live with that title for the rest of their life. However, that doesn't define who they are . George did what he thought was best for his friend, and it may or may not have been a horrible decision. However, what George should get from this, and what everyone should get from bad decisions is to learn good from it. Learn what is right and wrong. Learn how to be a leader. Learn to have compassion and understanding... Learn that being a human means we will all make mistakes. The mistakes you have made doesn't define you. George's decision doesn't define him. Lenny's decision doesn't define him! Realize that you are human, and let that define you as much as you will let it. There is no wrong in that.