Mr. McLin-Of Mice and Men Chapter 1 & 2 Study Questions
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Where did the bus drop the two men off?
2 miles from the ranch near salinas river
How is George described?
short, small, slim, working man
How is Lennie described?
big, broad shoulders, walks like a bear, no arm movement when he walks
What does Lennie take out of his pocket that gets him yelled at by George?
A dead mouse
What did Lennie want to do with it?
he wanted to pet it
Where are George and Lennie going?
to a ranch for work
From where are George and Lennie coming?
When they get to where they are going, what does George tell Lennie to do?
to not say a word
Why did George and lennie leave the last place they were at?
Lennie got in trouble by trying to touch a woman's dress.
Who used to give Lennie mice?
his Aunt Clara
Why did she stop giving Lennie mice?
he kept petting them too hard and killing them
What does lennie want with his dinner that they don't have?
What dream does George and Lennie share?
To own a piece of land/ranch where they can have a house, farm the land, have a vegetable and flower garden, animals, rabbits for Lennie to take care,
Where does George tell Lennie to go if he gets in trouble?
to the brush by the river
Explain the relationship between George and Lennie based on Chapter 1 and 2.
George is like a big brother to lennie and watches over him. George is sometimes harsh, but for lennie's own good. He protects him and cares for him.
According to the old man, why was the boss mad at George and Lennie?
They came late and couldnt work that day
Describe the "stable buck" What physical attributes does he have? What does the boss use him for?
An African American worker, who is intelligent, likes to read and lives isolated from the rest of the group. He works in the stable.
What is Lennie's last name?
What does the boss suspect george of doing to lennie? What makes him think this?
That George is taking Lennie's pay away from him; he things this because George isn't letting Lennie answer.
What reason does George give for taking care of lennie?
he is his cousin