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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.…
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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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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
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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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English Literature - Modern Texts Quotes - Of Mice and Men
Chapter One - Page 19
Chapter One - Page 27
Chapter Two - Page 41
Chapter Two - Page 42
They had walked in single file down the path
Blubberin' like a baby! Jesus Christ!
He wore high-heeled boots and spurs to prove he was not a lab…
The boss stepped into the room with the short, quick steps of…
Chapter One - Page 19
They had walked in single file down the path
Chapter One - Page 27
Blubberin' like a baby! Jesus Christ!
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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
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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'
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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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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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GCSE English Literature: Of Mice and Men Quotes - Candy
"He's no good to himself"
"a drag-footed sheep dog, grey of muzz…
"ain't got no relatives nor nothin'"
"I should've shot the dog myself"
Quote, said by Carlson, that shows how once you're old and ca…
Quote linking Candy and his dog as old and crippled. Also, it…
Quote which shows Candy is lonely, especially after his dog w…
Quote showing Candy regrets letting Carlson shoot his dog - h…
"He's no good to himself"
Quote, said by Carlson, that shows how once you're old and ca…
"a drag-footed sheep dog, grey of muzz…
Quote linking Candy and his dog as old and crippled. Also, it…
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English Literature GCSE Quotations Of Mice and Men
CANDY: Candy is introduced with obviou…
CANDY: Steinbeck incorporates the pres…
CANDY: In Chapter three, when Carlson…
CURLEY: As a part of the bringing to l…
"a stoop-shouldered, old man", "cause I lost my hand", "a guy…
"Carlson's right, Candy. That dog ain't no good to himself. I…
"Candy rolled to the edge of his bunk", "Candy looked helples…
"Glanced coldly and George", "hands closed into fists", "he s…
CANDY: Candy is introduced with obviou…
"a stoop-shouldered, old man", "cause I lost my hand", "a guy…
CANDY: Steinbeck incorporates the pres…
"Carlson's right, Candy. That dog ain't no good to himself. I…
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GCSE English Literature: Of Mice and Men Quotes - Crooks
"You go on get outta my room"
"Don't come in a place where you're no…
"I tell ya a guy gets too lonely an' h…
"An never a goddam one of em gets it"…
Because Lennie is inferior to him intellectually, Crooks take…
Crooks expressing his power over Lennie.
Loneliness haunts Crooks as he shows racism and prejudice - n…
Crooks realises that the american dream is unlikely but knows…
"You go on get outta my room"
Because Lennie is inferior to him intellectually, Crooks take…
"Don't come in a place where you're no…
Crooks expressing his power over Lennie.
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GCSE English Literature: Of Mice and Men Quotes - Curley
"Hates big guys. He's alla time pickin…
"Curley says he's keeping that hand so…
"I don't like Curley. He ain't a nice…
"I don't like Curley"
Quote said by Candy describing how Candy doesn't like bigger…
Quote by Candy showing that Curley has to use methods to keep…
Quote showing Curley only sees the world through his eyes and…
Curley's wife says this showing that even Curley is lonely, d…
"Hates big guys. He's alla time pickin…
Quote said by Candy describing how Candy doesn't like bigger…
"Curley says he's keeping that hand so…
Quote by Candy showing that Curley has to use methods to keep…
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English Literature GCSE Quotations Of Mice and Men
CANDY: Candy is introduced with obviou…
CANDY: Steinbeck incorporates the pres…
CANDY: In Chapter three, when Carlson…
CURLEY: As a part of the bringing to l…
"a stoop-shouldered, old man", "cause I lost my hand", "a guy…
"Carlson's right, Candy. That dog ain't no good to himself. I…
"Candy rolled to the edge of his bunk", "Candy looked helples…
"Glanced coldly and George", "hands closed into fists", "he s…
CANDY: Candy is introduced with obviou…
"a stoop-shouldered, old man", "cause I lost my hand", "a guy…
CANDY: Steinbeck incorporates the pres…
"Carlson's right, Candy. That dog ain't no good to himself. I…
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English Literature - Of Mice and Men - Characters (SparkNotes)
Who is Lennie?
Who is George?
Who is Candy?
Who Curley's wife?
A large, lumbering, childlike migrant worker... Due to his mild…
A small, wiry, quick-witted man who travels with, and cares f…
An aging ranch handyman, Candy lost his hand in an accident a…
The only female character in the story, Curley's wife is neve…
Who is Lennie?
A large, lumbering, childlike migrant worker... Due to his mild…
Who is George?
A small, wiry, quick-witted man who travels with, and cares f…
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Exam English Literature - Setting in 'Of Mice and Men'
Introduction
Paragraph 1
Paragraph 2
Paragraph 3
In OMAM Steinbeck uses setting to present characters and key…
In the opening scene of Section 1 and Section 6 Steinbeck for…
The book is set in Soledad which means loneliness. ... "Guys lik…
Steinbeck uses the theme of marginalisation throughout the bo…
Introduction
In OMAM Steinbeck uses setting to present characters and key…
Paragraph 1
In the opening scene of Section 1 and Section 6 Steinbeck for…
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GCSE English Literature: Of Mice and Men Quotes - Curley's Wife
"Think i don't like to talk to somebody"
"I coulda made somethin' of myself"
"Your kinda a nice fella"
' I don't like Curley. He aint a nice…
This shows the softer side of Curley's wife. The theme of lon…
Shows Curley's Wife's dream of becoming a Hollywood actress;…
This quote shows the real Curley's wife and links with friend…
Curley's wife blames her mother for her not being a hollywood…
"Think i don't like to talk to somebody"
This shows the softer side of Curley's wife. The theme of lon…
"I coulda made somethin' of myself"
Shows Curley's Wife's dream of becoming a Hollywood actress;…
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Literature- of mice and men vocab
Aloof
Fawning
Apprehension
Indignation
At a distance; not friendly or forthcoming
To behave affectionately; brown nosing
The act or power of perceiving or comprehending
Anger arouse by something unjust unworthy or mean
Aloof
At a distance; not friendly or forthcoming
Fawning
To behave affectionately; brown nosing
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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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…
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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 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 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 Language & Literature | Of Mice and Men study set Paper 2
"..snorting into the water like a horse"
"..big paw"
"Think I'd let you carry your own work…
"Blubberin' like a baby" - George
Chapter 1 ... - Lennie drinking into water with terrible manners…
Chapter 1... - Lennie's characterization as an animal... - Metaphor…
Chapter 1... - Lennie asks about their work cards... - Rhetorical q…
Chapter 1... - In response to Lennie wanting to keep the dead mo…
"..snorting into the water like a horse"
Chapter 1 ... - Lennie drinking into water with terrible manners…
"..big paw"
Chapter 1... - Lennie's characterization as an animal... - Metaphor…
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English: of mice and men questions
Why do George and Lennie leave the ran…
For what does Lennie ask that angers G…
According to George, why are he and Le…
Which of the following does not foresh…
Lennie was accused of rape.
Ketchup.
They are not lonely, for they have each other.
George talks about Aunt Clara.
Why do George and Lennie leave the ran…
Lennie was accused of rape.
For what does Lennie ask that angers G…
Ketchup.
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English 1 Of Mice and Men
bemused
bleat
cower
crouch
confused; puzzled; preoccupied; deep in thought
to utter the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf or a sound resembl…
to cower is to shrink and tremble from fear.
to crouch is to bend low with arms and legs drawn close to th…
bemused
confused; puzzled; preoccupied; deep in thought
bleat
to utter the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf or a sound resembl…
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English 4 - Of Mice and Men
Juncture
Mottled
Morosely
Brusquely
The point where two things meet
Spotted or blotched
in a gloomy way
Abruptly and bluntly as in manner or speech
Juncture
The point where two things meet
Mottled
Spotted or blotched
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English Of mice and men Quotes
George-friendship
Lennie-dreams
George to Lennie- friendship dreams
Lennie-death
" we got somebody to talk to who gives a dam"
"Live off the fatta the lan"
"With us it ain't like that. We got a future. We got some bod…
"Why do you got to get killed? You ain't so little as mice"
George-friendship
" we got somebody to talk to who gives a dam"
Lennie-dreams
"Live off the fatta the lan"
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English Of mice and men Idioms
Idiom
Blow you stake
Live off the fat of the land
Bust a gut
An expression used by a particular group/dialect whose meanin…
To lose you saving
To grow own food,land is so "fat" or rich, that it is all tha…
Work so hard that you feel like you busted a gut
Idiom
An expression used by a particular group/dialect whose meanin…
Blow you stake
To lose you saving
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Of Mice and Men- English 9
In which city and state is the story s…
What season of the year is it?
What animals does Linnie like?
What does Lennie like on his beans?
Soledad, California
Spring
Mice, Rabbits, and Pups
Ketchup
In which city and state is the story s…
Soledad, California
What season of the year is it?
Spring
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English of Mice and Men
Wisps
Recumbent
Mauled
Pugnacious
Bits
Hanging down
Battered
Desiring to fight
Wisps
Bits
Recumbent
Hanging down
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English - Of Mice and Men - Short Questions
How are Rabbits linked with Lennie?
How is Lennie Like a horse?
As well as bus, tickets what else do G…
Why does Lennie like mice?
His dream is to tend the rabbits. he is obsessed with rabbits
The way he gulps the water
Work Cards
He like petting them
How are Rabbits linked with Lennie?
His dream is to tend the rabbits. he is obsessed with rabbits
How is Lennie Like a horse?
The way he gulps the water
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English - Of Mice and Men: Quotes
George
Lennie
Curley's Wife
Curley's Wife
"We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us."
"Why do you got to get killed? You aint so little as mice. I…
"I never get to talk to no-body, I get awful lonely"
"You know what I can do to you if you open your trap?"
George
"We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us."
Lennie
"Why do you got to get killed? You aint so little as mice. I…
English of mice and men vocab
skeptical
Abrupt
pugnacious
derogatory
having or expressing doubt about something (such as a claim o…
very sudden and not expected
showing a readiness or desire to fight or argue
expressing a low opinion of someone or something : showing a…
skeptical
having or expressing doubt about something (such as a claim o…
Abrupt
very sudden and not expected
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English Of Mice and Men Vocab
Recumbent
Pantomime
Imperious
stake
(adj) lying down; reclining
(noun) the art or technique of conveying emotions, actions, a…
(adj) assuming power or authority without justification; arro…
(noun) what's at stake, something (such as money) that you co…
Recumbent
(adj) lying down; reclining
Pantomime
(noun) the art or technique of conveying emotions, actions, a…
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English- Of Mice and Men
Physically describe Lennie.
Physically describe George.
What's interesting about the contrast…
What is the name of the town that Geor…
Lennie- big, tall, slow, innocent, strong, clueless, slummed…
George- small, skinny, short, protector, leader, more cautiou…
Lennie and George are opposites but they balance each other o…
Weed
Physically describe Lennie.
Lennie- big, tall, slow, innocent, strong, clueless, slummed…
Physically describe George.
George- small, skinny, short, protector, leader, more cautiou…
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English of Mice and Men Vocabulary
deject
dejectedly
dejected
apologetically
make sad, depressed
in a depressed manner
affected or marked by low spirits
saying something with regret or being sorry for ones actions
deject
make sad, depressed
dejectedly
in a depressed manner
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Of Mice and Men - English Lit.
"Every part of him was defined: small,…
"His slow speech had overtones not of…
"I don' like Curley. He ain't a nice f…
"He stood crying, his fist lost in Len…
George
Slim
Curley's Wife
Curley
"Every part of him was defined: small,…
George
"His slow speech had overtones not of…
Slim
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English Lit - Of Mice and Men
Pg. 108: You ain't no good now,
Pg. 34: A rectangle of
Pg. 100: I don't like Curley,
Pg. 112: Twisting its periscope
You lousy tart
Light in the doorway was cut off
He ain't a nice fella
Head from side to side
Pg. 108: You ain't no good now,
You lousy tart
Pg. 34: A rectangle of
Light in the doorway was cut off
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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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English Final- Of Mice and Men
setting
Candy's dog
Crooks name
Curley's wife;s previous ambitions
salinas, California between 1920s and 1930s
was very old, didn't have teeth, could only drink milk, sheep…
represents his crooked back
to be a star in Hollywood, to be an actress
setting
salinas, California between 1920s and 1930s
Candy's dog
was very old, didn't have teeth, could only drink milk, sheep…
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