What does Lennie do with the water that makes him proud of himself?
He creates ripples across the water
When lennie goes out to get wood for a fire, what does he bring back that George takes away?
What does George imlpy happened in Weed with the girl?
that lennie messed up and was innocent on anything that the girl would say
Explain the relationship between George and Lennie based on Chapter 1.
George is like a big brother to lennie and watches over him. George is sometimes harsh, but for lennie's own good.
According to the old man, why was the boss mad at George and Lennie?
because they came late and couldnt work that day
What does george find in the box by his bed and what does he assume?
some type of cleaner and he assumes its becasue everything is really dirty
Describe the "stable buck" What physical attributes does he have? What does the boss use him for?
An african american worker, strong, used for working in the stable
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 isnt letting lennie answer.
What does the swamper tell george about curley's left hand?
he wears a glove of vaseline to make his hand soft for his wife
Why does she come into the bunkhouse?
She is "looking for curley" which means shes checking out the new men
Describe Slim. What is his job on the ranch? What are some of his character triats?
He is different, finer, smarter, can make distinctions more than the others/ He is a big tall skinner.
What did Slim do to four of his pups? Why?
He drowns them becasue there were nine pups and the mom couldn't feed all of them.
Describe the atmosphere of the ranch and bunkhouse. Be sure to include characteristics of different characters that were formally or informally introduced to us this chapter.
the ranch and bunkhouse were very friendly and accepting of the two men.
What does slim say he would have done to the dog if he hadn't given it to lennie.
He would have killed it.
What are two books that crooks owns?
a tattered dictionrary and a mauled copy of the CA civil codes for 1905
How does crooks react to lennie when he comes to visit?
He tells lennie that he has no right to come in his room.
What is crook's opinion of george and lennie's desire to get land?
that it will never happen, everyone always has that dream and never achieves it
According to Curley's wife, why isnt anyone going to leave the horseshoe tournament?
they all want to win
According to curley's wife, how come she didnt't get into show business?
the people never called her
From what point of view is the story told?
3rd person omniscent; often called the "God's eye" point of view because it can see all the thoughts and emotion
What is an example of something ironic from this chapter (2)?
Lennie's last name is small and he is described as a big guy
What are the different types of external conflicts?
character vs. another character; character vs. forces of nature; character vs. society.