Of Mice and Men
Shoots Candy's dog
Offers to lend George and Lennie money
Finds body of Curley's wife
likes to read
Breaks Curley's hand
Likes to fight
Wants to raise rabbits.
Dreams of being a Hollywood star
gives Lennie a puppy
understands George's dilemma
Few people ever visit the place on the river where George and Lennie camp the first night.
George and Lennie are cousins.
Lennie is completely dependent upon George.
The two men are late to their new job because the bus driver gave them incorrect information.
Lennie doesn't have a work permit.
Lennie's last name doesn't fit his physical appearance.
Aunt Clara used to give Lennie mice to play with.
George doesn't complain about taking care of Lennie.
Crooks lives alone in the barn by choice.
Crooks resents anyone coming into his room.
Slim is independent and prefers to go through life alone.
Slim respects Lennie because of his ability to work.
George knows immediately that Lennie killed Curley's wife.
Slim wished he could someday meet the same fate as Candy's old dog.
Slim's suggestions become law to the ranch hands.
in a cave.
If Lennie leaves George, Lennie says he will live
George and Lennie left Weed because of a
George says that he and Lennie are different from ranch hands because they have
looking for Curley.
Curley's wife's excuse for continually visiting the ranch hands is that she is
have Crooks lynched.
Curley's wife threatens to
Curley's wife-in her temperamental and emotional needs-most resembles
are bigger than he.
Curley likes to fight men who
Curley threatens Slim but fights
Lennie fears that George won't let him
Lennie dreams about
The boss is suspicious of Lennie because he
he will be fired.
Candy is afraid that
a Vaseline-filled glove.
The men joke about Curley because he wears
The death of Candy's dog foreshadows
Lennie is afraid to talk to Curley's wife because he fears the anger of
The land Lennie and George dream of owning symbolizes
lonely and bitter.
Crooks is best described as
he tries to stop her yells.
Lennie kills Curley's wife when
ruining the dream of having a place of his own.
Candy blames Curley's wife for
scolds him for disobeying George.
Lennie imagines Aunt Clara appears before him and
recite the story of their future plans.
Before he dies, Lennie begs George to
George shot Lennie during a fight.
Carlson believes that
The only person who seems to understand why George kills Lennie is
human loneliness and frustration.
The major theme of this story concerns
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