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American Literature Of Mice and Men Vocab
Bindle
Jack
Morose
Pantomime
A bundle, as of bedding, carried by a hoboe
Money
Gloomily or sullenly ill-humored
Significant gesture without speech
Bindle
A bundle, as of bedding, carried by a hoboe
Jack
Money
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Of Mice and Men American Literature EN b
Who are the main characters in Of Mice…
What does the reader realize about Car…
At the end why does Lennie go back to…
What is Curley's reaction to the murder?
George and Lennie
That they never understood George and Lennie's relationship.
Because in the beginning George told him that if he ever gets…
He is furious, he wants to kill Lennie.
Who are the main characters in Of Mice…
George and Lennie
What does the reader realize about Car…
That they never understood George and Lennie's relationship.
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American Literature Final Exam Of Mice and Men
Identify and give a physical descripti…
What is George's first complaint to Le…
What trouble did George and Lennie hav…
What is in Lennie's pocket? Why does h…
Lennie is huge, wide shoulders, huge feet. George was small,…
"don't drink so much."
they had to run from the men
in his pocket was a dead mouse. he has it because he likes to…
Identify and give a physical descripti…
Lennie is huge, wide shoulders, huge feet. George was small,…
What is George's first complaint to Le…
"don't drink so much."
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English III: American Literature-"Of Mice and Men"-Chapter Four Vocabulary
riveter
brutally
protective
crestfallen
something used to fasten or fix firmly
in a manner that is crude or coarse
tending to protect
dejected; dispirited; discouraged
riveter
something used to fasten or fix firmly
brutally
in a manner that is crude or coarse
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English III: American Literature-"Of Mice and Men"-Chapter Six Vocabulary
scudded
retorted
jarred
gingham
to run or move quickly
to reply, usually in a sharp or retaliatory way
to have a harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's ne…
yarn-died, plain-weave cotton fabric, usually striped or chec…
scudded
to run or move quickly
retorted
to reply, usually in a sharp or retaliatory way
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English III: American Literature-"Of Mice and Men"-Chapter Five Vocabulary
taloned
consoled
writhed
sluggishly
have a claw similar to that of a bird
to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of
to twist or squirm in pain
in a manner that lacks energy
taloned
have a claw similar to that of a bird
consoled
to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of
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English III: American Literature-"Of Mice and Men"-Chapter Three Vocabulary
derision
scuttled
entranced
welter
ridicule; mockery
to run with quick, hasty steps; scurry
to fill with wonder
to roll, toss, or tumble about
derision
ridicule; mockery
scuttled
to run with quick, hasty steps; scurry
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English III: American Literature-"Of Mice and Men"-Chapter One Vocabulary
junctures
skittering
periscope
pantomime
a point of time, especially one made critical or important by…
skimming along a surface
an optical instrument for viewing objects that are above the…
a significant gesture without speech
junctures
a point of time, especially one made critical or important by…
skittering
skimming along a surface
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English III: American Literature-"Of Mice and Men"-Chapter Two Vocabulary
cultivator
pugnacious
flounced
decisive
an implement that is used to loosed the earth and destroy weeds
inclined to quarrel or fight readily
to go with impatient, exaggerated movements
have the quality of deciding
cultivator
an implement that is used to loosed the earth and destroy weeds
pugnacious
inclined to quarrel or fight readily
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English III: American Literature-"Of Mice and Men"-Study Guide
Chapter One... What is the setting as the…
Chapter One... What is George like (based…
Chapter One... What sort of relationship…
Chapter One... Where are George and Lenni…
Great Depression in California
Small intense person, hard on Lennie but cares about him... Larg…
George directs Lennie, Lennie looks to George for instruction
to work on a ranch... a town called Weed... because the bus driver…
Chapter One... What is the setting as the…
Great Depression in California
Chapter One... What is George like (based…
Small intense person, hard on Lennie but cares about him... Larg…
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Of Mice and Men English Literature
Great depression
Curley
Curley's Wife
Crooks
The deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the hist…
"Pugnacious"- looking for a fight and asserts his dominance.…
Not kind in its portrayal of women. In fact, women are treate…
lively, sharp-witted, black stable-hand, who takes his name f…
Great depression
The deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the hist…
Curley
"Pugnacious"- looking for a fight and asserts his dominance.…
Literature vocab ; of mice and men
Bindle
Jack
Gray backs
Buck
A bed roll and/or pack of belongings
Money
Lice
A man
Bindle
A bed roll and/or pack of belongings
Jack
Money
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Literature Vocab: Of Mice and Men
Anguish
Bindle
Brusquely
Contemplated
Excruciating distress
A bundle, usually of bedding and other possessions
Abrupt in manner; rough
To look at or view with continued attention
Anguish
Excruciating distress
Bindle
A bundle, usually of bedding and other possessions
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Of mice and men literature
Lennie, who had been watching, imitate…
Why ain't you wanted?
Dragged his big paws
We got somebody to talk to that gives…
Lennie is mentally disabled.
Lennie is innocent. He cannot understand racism, which is iro…
Lennie is portrayed as an animal. This points out he is a cre…
The friendship between the pair means that they avoid the pro…
Lennie, who had been watching, imitate…
Lennie is mentally disabled.
Why ain't you wanted?
Lennie is innocent. He cannot understand racism, which is iro…
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Literature test of mice and men
Who is the old swamper
Who is the stable man
Who likes soft things
Who kills candys dog
Candy
Crooks
Lennie
Carlson
Who is the old swamper
Candy
Who is the stable man
Crooks
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Literature of Mice and Men
how does imagery affect the story?
what is the significance of the mouse?
describe Lennie and George's relations…
what does George and Lennie's dream re…
the pond is a safe sanctuary and a free place from society, t…
The significance is that Lennie like to pet soft things and h…
George and Lennie travel together. George is kind of in charg…
it represents the american ideal. George realizes the impossi…
how does imagery affect the story?
the pond is a safe sanctuary and a free place from society, t…
what is the significance of the mouse?
The significance is that Lennie like to pet soft things and h…
10 terms
9 Literature - Of Mice and Men
What career inspired Steinbeck to writ…
What region of the country was the set…
Why is the title of this work so impor…
Who are the main characters in this wo…
ranch hand
soledad, california
The best-laid schemes of mice and men often go astray
Lennie, George, Curley, Curley's Wife, Candy, Crooks, Slim, C…
What career inspired Steinbeck to writ…
ranch hand
What region of the country was the set…
soledad, california
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English Literature: Of Mice and Men
why does Curley's Wife wear red make up?
is Curley's wife the antagonist of the…
why did Curley's Wife decide to be so…
Why does Curley's Wife openly talk to…
she wears make up to have people pay attention to her, as she…
no, she is merely a plot device designed to be unlikable and…
structurally: so that Steinbeck could present her as unlikeab…
one reason is to perhaps get her back on Curley for going to…
why does Curley's Wife wear red make up?
she wears make up to have people pay attention to her, as she…
is Curley's wife the antagonist of the…
no, she is merely a plot device designed to be unlikable and…
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English 11 Mice & Men
mottled
recumbant
morosely
junctures
to mark with spots or blotches of different shades or colors
lying down, especially in a position of comfort or rest
sullenly melancholy; miserably
places where two things are joined
mottled
to mark with spots or blotches of different shades or colors
recumbant
lying down, especially in a position of comfort or rest
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american lit mice and men
george
lennie
slim
candy
small man travels with lennie dreams of having a farm kills l…
mentally handicapped child like loves petting soft things tra…
mule driver comforts george when lennie dies hardworker doesn…
lost his hand in a machine accident had his dog shot becomes…
george
small man travels with lennie dreams of having a farm kills l…
lennie
mentally handicapped child like loves petting soft things tra…
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American Lit. Of Mice and Men
junctures
mottled
stilted
morosely
a place where things join
mark with spots or smears of color
stiff and self-conscious or unnatural
sullen and ill- tempered
junctures
a place where things join
mottled
mark with spots or smears of color
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Of Mice and Men - English Literature Revision
Jim Crow Laws
The American Dream in the 20's
The American Dream in the 30's
The Wall Street Crash
Stated that black people were 'equal but separate'
To be rich and buy land
To simply be able to provide for your family and stay in empl…
In 1929 the American economy crumbled leaving 13 million unem…
Jim Crow Laws
Stated that black people were 'equal but separate'
The American Dream in the 20's
To be rich and buy land
20 terms
English 11 - Mice and Men
juncture
mottled
recumbent
morosely
a place/time where things join
spotted or blotched in coloring
lying down or reclining
an action completed in a sullen/gloomy way
juncture
a place/time where things join
mottled
spotted or blotched in coloring
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Of Mice and Men Mini-Q in Literature
migrant
solitary
hostile
disastrous
(adj) a person who moves from place to place to get work, esp…
(adj) alone; without companions; unattended
(adj) unfriendly; antagonistic
(adj) causing great damage
migrant
(adj) a person who moves from place to place to get work, esp…
solitary
(adj) alone; without companions; unattended
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English 11 Of Mice and Men
anguished
brusquely
debris
junctures
great physical or emotional suffering or pain
quickly; abruptly, somewhat rudely
(n) the remains of anything broken down or destroyed
where two things come together
anguished
great physical or emotional suffering or pain
brusquely
quickly; abruptly, somewhat rudely
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Of Mice & Men Review (American Studies)
Who is Jhon Steinbeck?
What is writing philosophy?
What are characters?
What is the depression?
Wrote a novel called of mice and men in 1937... Wrote17 novels w…
Naturalism belief that man is crushed by either nature of soc…
Often writes about misfits, outcasts, and thevoppressed throu…
Angry that so many seemed indifferent to the suffering of oth…
Who is Jhon Steinbeck?
Wrote a novel called of mice and men in 1937... Wrote17 novels w…
What is writing philosophy?
Naturalism belief that man is crushed by either nature of soc…
Of Mice and Men 11-20
current
lumber
brusquely
elaborate
a steady flow of a fluid
move heavily or clumsily
in a blunt direct manner
marked by complexity and richness in detail
current
a steady flow of a fluid
lumber
move heavily or clumsily
Of Mice and Men Characters 11
George Milton
Lennie Small
Candy aka "the Swamper"
Carlson the ranch hand
A small, wiry, quick-witted man who travels with, and cares f…
A large, lumbering, childlike migrant worker. Due to his mild…
An aging ranch handyman, Candy lost his hand in an accident a…
A ranch-hand, Carlson complains bitterly about Candy's old, s…
George Milton
A small, wiry, quick-witted man who travels with, and cares f…
Lennie Small
A large, lumbering, childlike migrant worker. Due to his mild…
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Literature- Of Mice and Men Vocabulary Words
Jeering
Impetus
Dabble
Dignity
(V) To speak or shout derisively; scoff or a blight rudely... To…
(N) A moving force; impulse; stimulus
(V) To play and splash in or as if in water, especially with…
(N) Bearing, conduct or speech indicative of self-respect or…
Jeering
(V) To speak or shout derisively; scoff or a blight rudely... To…
Impetus
(N) A moving force; impulse; stimulus
33 terms
English literature: Of Mice And Men Quotes
George And Lennie
George
Lennie
Lennie
They had walked in single file... and even in the open one st…
Every part of him was defined
Lennie dabbled his big paw in the water
look goerge, look what I done!
George And Lennie
They had walked in single file... and even in the open one st…
George
Every part of him was defined
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american lit- of mice and men vocab
mottled
skittering
morosely
yammered
mark with spots or smears of color
move lightly and quickly or hurriedly
gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood
make a loud repetitive noise
mottled
mark with spots or smears of color
skittering
move lightly and quickly or hurriedly
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English of mice and men literature terms
fiction
setting
motif
symbol
Writing that is not real or has not and never will happened
where something takes place in a story
an idea that is constantly repeated throughout a literary work
an object, figure, character or color that is used to represe…
fiction
Writing that is not real or has not and never will happened
setting
where something takes place in a story
Of Mice and Men Quotes - American Dream
George
Lennie
Curley
Curley's Wife
"That's all you can ever remember is them rabbits" (B)
"Lennie giggled with happiness" (E)... "It ain't the same if I t…
"You keep outta this les' you wanna step outside" (M)
"I know you guys" (E)... "A guy tol' me he coulda put me in the…
George
"That's all you can ever remember is them rabbits" (B)
Lennie
"Lennie giggled with happiness" (E)... "It ain't the same if I t…
20 terms
English 11 mice of men
Anguished
Brusquely
Morosely
Mottled
A severe pain: A look of anguish crossed his face.
Blunt: He answered Brusquely and put his things away.
Not cheerful: I don't mean to sound morosely towards her.
Many spots of different color: The old papers were mottled be…
Anguished
A severe pain: A look of anguish crossed his face.
Brusquely
Blunt: He answered Brusquely and put his things away.
10 terms
Mice and Men (English 11)
george milton
lennie small
candy
crooks
small, defined sharp features. travels with lennie from job t…
slow, huge (sloping shoulders and shapeless face) likes to pe…
old man, one hand
only black guy on ranch
george milton
small, defined sharp features. travels with lennie from job t…
lennie small
slow, huge (sloping shoulders and shapeless face) likes to pe…
10 terms
Of mice and men 11-20
Derision
Receptive
Reprehensible
Aloof
Ridicule, mockery
Having the quality of receiving, taking in, or admitting
Deserving the blame; blameworthy
At a distance, especially in feeling or interest, apart
Derision
Ridicule, mockery
Receptive
Having the quality of receiving, taking in, or admitting
19 terms
11 words for of mice and men
Aloof
Bemused
Derision
Derrogatory
Disinsterested, indifferent, unfriendly
Confused, preoccupied
Mockery
Showing disrespectful attitude
Aloof
Disinsterested, indifferent, unfriendly
Bemused
Confused, preoccupied
10 terms
Of Mice and Men vocab #11-20
reprehensible
contempt
indignation
sullen
deserving blame; disgraceful
the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless
anger at unfair treatment
bad-tempered and sulky; gloomy.
reprehensible
deserving blame; disgraceful
contempt
the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless
20 terms
American Lit. Of Mice and Men Vocab
Morosely
Lumbered
Recumbent
Imperiously
Gloomy... in a sad, gloomy manner
Moved heavily
In a reclining position, lying down, in the posture of one sl…
Arrogantly
Morosely
Gloomy... in a sad, gloomy manner
Lumbered
Moved heavily
10 terms
Quick 11 - Of Mice and Men #1
douse
bemused
stilted
fawning
wet thoroughly; plunge into water or liquid;immerse; drench;…
perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; confu…
artificially formal; stiff, forced and unnatural
attempting to win favor by flattery; sucking up;... trying to pl…
douse
wet thoroughly; plunge into water or liquid;immerse; drench;…
bemused
perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; confu…
17 terms
English Literature| Of Mice and Men Direct references
What gun does Carlson have?
What card game do they play?
Where do George and Lennie run from?
What are they going to feed the rabbit…
(A) Luger
Euchre
Weed
Alfafa
What gun does Carlson have?
(A) Luger
What card game do they play?
Euchre
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Vocab. #11 - Of Mice and Men vocabulary
morose (adj.)
brusque (adj.)
contemplate (v.)
mimic (v.)
sullen, melancholy, gloomy
brupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt
to consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder
to copy or imitate closely, especially in speech, expression,…
morose (adj.)
sullen, melancholy, gloomy
brusque (adj.)
brupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt
39 terms
English Literature | Of Mice and Men | Character Key Quotes
George - Loneliness
George - Dreams
George - Discrimination
George - Relationships
'Guys like us that work on ranches are the loneliest guys in…
'We're gonna have a little house and a couple of acres'
'She's a rat trap if I ever seen one'
'Even in the open, one stayed behind the other'
George - Loneliness
'Guys like us that work on ranches are the loneliest guys in…
George - Dreams
'We're gonna have a little house and a couple of acres'
55 terms
American Lit Of Mice and Men test
What is Lennie and George's American D…
What bars an individual's access to th…
What three conflicts attributed to the…
What is an example of the economy drop…
Live off the fat of the land
Inequality, gender, class, race, able-bodied
Economy, Environment, Technology
New York Stock Exchange
What is Lennie and George's American D…
Live off the fat of the land
What bars an individual's access to th…
Inequality, gender, class, race, able-bodied
35 terms
World Literature - Of Mice and Men - Characters and Vocabulary
Lennie Small
George Milton
Curley
Crooks
A slow-witted exceptionally strong man who is very big. He lo…
A migrant worker who travels with his friend Lennie during th…
The son of the boss of the ranch, Curley is careful to make i…
Black stable-hand, crooked back from an accident, isolated be…
Lennie Small
A slow-witted exceptionally strong man who is very big. He lo…
George Milton
A migrant worker who travels with his friend Lennie during th…
10 terms
Quick 11 Of Mice and Men #2
reprehensible
mottled
mollify
welter
bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure;... deserving bla…
having spots or patches of color; spots of different colors o…
cause to be more favorably inclined; to calm or make less sev…
a confused multitude of things; confused mass or pile, jumble…
reprehensible
bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure;... deserving bla…
mottled
having spots or patches of color; spots of different colors o…
6 terms
GCSE English Literature: Of Mice and Men Quotes: Lennie
"Come on George. Tell me, George. Like…
"I didn't want no trouble"
"Why do you got to get killed? You ain…
"Huge man, shapeless face...and he wal…
Quote that shows a clear attachment to the dream. Similar to…
Quote that shows Lennie doesn't mean to be violent.
Quote that shows Lennie blames the animals he kills for their…
Quote that describes Lennie as a large, animal-like person.
"Come on George. Tell me, George. Like…
Quote that shows a clear attachment to the dream. Similar to…
"I didn't want no trouble"
Quote that shows Lennie doesn't mean to be violent.
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GCSE English Literature: Of Mice and Men Quotes - George
"Small and quick, dark of face, with r…
"I seen the guys that go around the ra…
"Get 'im, Lennie"
"You keep away from Curley, Lennie"
Quote that shows George being intelligent, strong but some un…
Quote that shows George scared of loneliness and notices what…
Quote that shows George has a strong sense of justice and won…
Quote that shows George instantly picks up dangers and has a…
"Small and quick, dark of face, with r…
Quote that shows George being intelligent, strong but some un…
"I seen the guys that go around the ra…
Quote that shows George scared of loneliness and notices what…
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The American Dream- Of Mice and Men (Theme)
The American Dream
George and Lennie
Curly's Wife
Crooks
The idea that if you work hard, you will be able to be self-s…
To own a little patch of land and live on it in complete free…
To be a movie star. Her hopes were raised by a man who claime…
To be seen as equal to everyone else. To know his civil right…
The American Dream
The idea that if you work hard, you will be able to be self-s…
George and Lennie
To own a little patch of land and live on it in complete free…
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Of Mice and Men Vocabulary 11-20
indignation
snivel
reprehensible
derision
strong displeasure at something unjust
to weep or cry with sniffling
deserving of rebuke or reproof; blameworthy
ridicule; mockery
indignation
strong displeasure at something unjust
snivel
to weep or cry with sniffling
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