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of mice and men

Why does george say lennie will want to sleep in the barn that night?
George says Lennie will want to sleep with the puppy Slim has said Lennie can have when it is weaned.
According to george, how did he end up traveling with lennie?
George says that he and Lennie are both from Auburn and that he knew Lennie's Aunt Clara who raised
him. He says that when the aunt died Lennie had just come along with him to work.
What happened to make george stop playing tricks on lennie
The last time George played a trick on Lennie, he told Lennie to jump into a river and Lennie did even
though he couldn't swim. Before George got him out, he almost drowned. Lennie, however, was thankful to
George for getting him out instead of angry for telling him to jump in.
who makes the decision on whether or not to shoot candys dog
Slim is the one who makes the final decision
why did george and lennie flea from weed
George says that he and Lennie had to flee from Weed because Lennie was accused of trying to rape a girl
there. In fact, he had only been trying to feel the dress she was wearing.
What is significant about the letter Whit reads?
The letter was written by a former ranch hand they had known.
Why does george let candy join them on their dream to have a dream farm?
Candy offers to give George $350, his life's savings, if they will let him come along. With his money they
should be able to buy the farm at the end of the next month so George agrees to let him in on their dream.
Why does curley attack lennie?
Curley attacks Lennie because he thinks Lennie is laughing at him after Carlson has called him "yella as a
frog belly." In fact, Lennie is smiling at the idea in his head of their farm.
what punishment does lennie fear he will get for beating curley?
George has told Lennie that he will not let Lennie tend the rabbits if he does one more bad thing. Lennie is
afraid this will be that bad thing.
Why does curley agree to not get lennies fired?
Slim convinces Curley that if he tells, everyone will laugh at him for getting beaten up by a retarded man.