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OM&M Chapters 1-2
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Small Quick dark skin (tan) restless eyes and sharp features small strong
Huge (tall) shapeless face large pale eyes, big and strong he forgets things
Tall handyman, old man, and has only one hand
A young thin man brown face (tan) brown eyes tightly curled hair bosses son was a boxer
pretty and has and I eye for other men (cheating on curley)
What is George's first reprimand of Lennie's behavior?
he has been drinking out of the pound that had elegy and could possibly get really sick.
What trouble did George and Lennie have in Weed?
Lennie likes to pet things and he pet a Lady's dress and she tried to walk a way and Lennie would not let go I she thought that Lennie was trying to rape her but Lennie did not en tend on that
What is in Lennie's pocket? Why does he have it?
Lennie always carried a dead mice with him. The reason why he had it is because it makes him safe and was it is like a stuffed animal for a child but they don't have stuffed animals back then.
George bursts into a long speech about what he could do if he were alone. What could he do?
George said he could get a job, and keep it a gallon of whisky, play pool, play cards, and stay in a cat house.
Lennie offers to go away and live in a cave. What is George's response?
Georges response is I want you to stay with me because he George would be afraid that Lennie is by himself
Why are George and Lennie different from other "guys like us that work on ranches"?
Because George and Lennie travel to different ranches and they don't have a home so they kind of homeless which makes them the least amount of people in the state
What are George and Lennie going to do someday.
They are going to own acres of land and have cows and pigs and Lennie wants to have different colored bunnies and they are fury
What two things does George want Lennie to remember?
George wants Lennie not to say a word and he wants if he gets in trouble he hides in the brush
Why did George want to camp overnight instead of going another quarter of a mile to the ranch?
George wants them to camp up there so they get some good rest in the morning so they will be fresh in the morning instead of really tired
What does George answer when the boss asks what he is trying to put over?
that him and Lennie are said that they are cousin and he told his lady that he would take care of him and he was kicked in the head by a horse
The swamper said, "Seems like Curley ain't givin nobody a chance." Explain what this means.
What candy is saying Lennie is not getting no chance to work, he is giving him a tough time and giving him pressure he judges people on their size
What advice does George give Lennie after Curley and the swamper leave?
That you should stay away from curley and if he comes into the same room go into the other side of the room
What does Slim have that Lennie wants?
Slim has a lot of puppies
Slim and George have a long conversation. Slim says it's funny how George and Lennie go around together. What is George's answer?
George responds with "what is funny about it" because Slim thought it was funny because he has never seen other guys travel together.
What did Carlson do with his Luger? Why?
What he did with his pistol is he cleaned his pistol right in front Candy's face because back then you have to clean your guns
What card game does George play? How does this connect to the theme of loneliness?
George was playing solitaire and solitaire is a one man's game and this why it connects to the theme loneliness.
Describe Curley's wife. What's the problem about her?
She is pretty and George thinks she is a going to be a lot trouble because she is the boss's son's wife and they might get canned
What will be Lennie's job when he and George get their land?
Lennie's job would take care the rabbits because that's all keeps talking about that probably George let him play and protect the bunnies.
What does Candy want when he hears about George's and Lennie's plans? What is he willing to contribute?
Candy wants to join in with George and Lennie because he is afraid they are going to get rid of him and after he won't have anywhere to go. He is willing to contribute $350 300 now and 50 next month and George and Lennie with have $100 in total.
Why does Slim call Lennie a cuckoo? Why does George correct him?
Slim calls Lennie a cuckoo because he is the mind of a child and he is different than everyone else
What was the last prank George played on Lennie? Why was it the last he ever played on him?
He told him to jump into the pound and Lennie did not know how to swim and he almost drowned and never joked with him again
Why do you think Candy allowed Carlson to kill his dog? Should he have done it himself or refused to have it done?
I think Candy let him kill so the dog would not have to suffer but I bet Candy would be sad but it is the best thing to do for the dog. I think if he tried to do it himself. I think he would never do it and it would be sad for him to kill his own dog.
Why do the men like Susy's place? Why is it better than Clara's?
Back then money was a big deal so Susy told the boys that there whisky is watery and it is not real whisky and the boys like her better because she tells the boy jokes and at Clara's she does not tell jokes.
How does Lennie end up hurting Curley? Was George giving good advice when he told Lennie to fight back? Is Curley's wife to blame for the fight?
Right when Curley was ready to punch Lennie grabbed his hand and held him by his hand and he broke every bone in his hand. Yes because Lennie was so confused what was going on and George had to tell him a couple times so it would sync in. No because Lennie was laughing about the rabbits and Curley thought he was laughing about Curley not finding his wife
Why didn't Crooks' background prepare him for the isolation he experiences on the ranch?
It didn't prepare him because when he was younger he hanged out with white people because there was not that many black people back then because of segregation.
Lennie tells Crooks about the land. What is his reply at first?
His reply at first is he said he does not believe them and it is not true. Then when Candy comes in he started to believe him that they are getting the land.
What does Crooks want when he believes there might really be land?
Crooks believes that he would work their for no cost and free and thinks he would be a huge help to the property.
Why does Crooks force Lennie to imagine life without George?
He wants him to imagine because of Crooks being builded so he wants to bully someone else and he picks on Lennie because is it the most clueless one.
Why did Curley's wife come to the barn?
Curley's wife came into the barn because she was lonely and during the conversation she wanted to figure out what was wrong with her husband and where he is at the moment.
Why did Crooks change his mind after Curley's wife left?
Crooks change his mind because he was afraid that Curley's wife would get him canned or lynched and he does not want to get killed.
Explain how Crooks and Curley's wife both are strong examples of the author's theme of isolation.
Curley's wife- no other girls on ranch and she has no one else to talk to
Crooks- He is black is segregation is going on at the time
What happened to Lennie's puppy? What is his reaction?
What happened to Lennie's puppy is it bit him and he got mad at the puppy and he broke his neck and it was killed after that. His reaction was he blamed the puppy because he was
Why did Curley's wife come to see Lennie?
Curley's wife came over because she is lonely and all the men are playing horseshoes and Curley's wife and Lennie are the only two people no playing on the ranch.
What did Curley's wife tell Lennie?
Curley's wife told him that she really does not like Curley and that he is not a nice fella and Lennie was still talking about the rabbits.
Why did Lennie kill Curley's wife?
Lennie killed Curley's wife because she was about to scream and the men were going to hear her and Lennie would have been in trouble.
What was George's reaction when he found out about Curley's wife's death?
George's reaction was shocking because he was afraid that Lennie was going to be put in jail or killed and possibly both of them being canned or fired.
What was Curley's reaction to his wife's death?
He did not really care about his wife's death he just wants to get back at him because he broke his hand and he has a reason why he wants to get back at him.
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