Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

Chapter 3

Why does Slim condone Carlson's desire to shoot the dog?

Do you think this is consistent with what we already know about Slim's personality?

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Slim understands that the dog has to die. The dog is sick and arthritic. Animals that have no working purpose on a ranch eventually do not belong. Slim understands Candy's pain and offers Candy a pup from his litter.