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Of Mice and Men Unit Test
Mrs. Corry's OMAM unit test 12/3
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A large, lumbering, childlike migrant worker. Due to his mild mental disability, Lennie completely depends upon George, his friend and traveling companion, for guidance and protection.
A small, wiry, quick-witted man who travels with, and cares for, Lennie. Although he frequently speaks of how much better his life would be without his caretaking responsibilities.
An aging ranch handyman, Candy lost his hand in an accident and worries about his future on the ranch. Fearing that his age is making him useless, he seizes on George's description of the farm he and Lennie will have, offering his life's savings if he can join George and Lennie in owning the land.
The only female character in the story, Curley's wife is never given a name and is only mentioned in reference to her husband. The men on the farm refer to her as a "tramp," a "tart," and a "looloo."
The black stable-hand, gets his name from his crooked back. Proud, bitter, and caustically funny, he is isolated from the other men because of the color of his skin.
The boss's son, Curley wears high-heeled boots to distinguish himself from the field hands. Rumored to be a champion prizefighter, he is a confrontational, and mean-spirited.
A highly skilled mule driver and the acknowledged "prince" of the ranch, Slim is the only character who seems to be at peace with himself. The other characters often look to Slim for advice.
A ranch-hand,complains bitterly about Candy's old, smelly dog. He convinces Candy to put the dog out of its misery.
The stocky, well-dressed man in charge of the ranch, and Curley's father. He is never named and appears only once, but seems to be a fair-minded man.
Lennie's aunt, who cared for him until her death, does not actually appear in the work except at the end, as a vision chastising Lennie for causing trouble for George.
Who shot the puppy?
Who is described as having "God-Like Eyes?"
What is Curley's wife's name?
What is Suzy's Place?
What is the man's name who slept in the bunk before George?
What time period it is based on?
The Great Depression
In order for George and Lennie to work, what did they need?
Steinback lived in what time period?
Who dies from a broken neck?
What is the object George stole?
'To twist in pain' means...
What is Candy's job?
What is the crop grown to feed the animals?
What is Slim's job?
What is the card game that George plays?
'Skillful with hands' means...
What is George and Lennie's suitcase called?
Who is the stablebuck?
"You keep me in hot water all the time."
"I like em with ketchup."
"I said what stake you got in this guy? You takin' his pay away from him?"
"I'll shoot im in the guts."
" Why do you got to get killed? You aint so little as mice."
"Well, I tell ya what- Curley says he's keepin that hand soft for his wife."
Setting per Chapter
2. Bunk house
4. Crook's hut
5. In the Barn
1. Leaving Weed
2. Lennie gets puppy
3. Candy's dog is shot
4. Lennie crushes Curleys hand
5. Curley's wife threatens the stable buck
6. Lennie kills his puppy
7. Curley's wife talks to Lennie in the barn
8. Lennie touches Curley's wife's hair
9. Lennie hides in the brush at the river
10. George shoots Lennie in the back of the head
Difference in the book and the movie:
In the movie, Curley is seen practicing on a punching bag outside his house with his wife watching in boredom. This was not mentioned in the book.
Difference in the book and the movie:
In the book, George shoots Lennie with a luger pistol but in the film he uses a colt revolver.
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