Of Mice and Men

Chapter 5

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Lennie kills a puppy, his fate is sealed when he realizes he has done a worse thing than kill a pup. His panic in killing Curley's wife is much like the panic he had when Curely baited him and he broke his hand

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Lennie docent fully comprehend the implications of Curely's wife's death.

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Lennie takes the dead pup with him and is going to hide it so George dosent know he killed the pup also.

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in this chapter Steinbeck shows us that Curleys wife is also a victim of loneliness.

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After Curleys wife's death she no longer looks like a tart who needs attention. she looks like a young, pretty, innocent girl, sleeping tightly.

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George realizes that the dream is not going to come true.

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while Lennie gone, George now realizes that he is going to be lonely just like everyone else on the farm.

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The men go looking for Lennie because he killed Curleys wife and they believe he stole Carlson's luger.