Of Mice and Men Past Paper Questions

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Of Mice and Men
Jun01
To what extent, in your opinion, do George and Lennie learn from each other? (25 marks)
How does the structure of Of Mice and Men contribute to its success, in your opinion? (25
marks)
Jun02
Does George gain from his caring for Lennie in this novel? (25 marks)
How do the settings of Of Mice and Men contribute to its success? (25 marks)
May03
How important are minor characters in Of mice and Men? (25 marks)
What is the importance of George and Lennie's dream of living "off the fatta the lan" in Of
Mice and Men? (25 marks)
Jun04
What do you learn about Crooks in this extract and elsewhere in the novel? (25 marks)
How important are dreams to this novel? (25 marks)
You may wish to consider:
George and Lennie's dream of their own place
Candy's offer
Curley's wife's hope
May05
What are George's weaknesses and strengths? You should refer closely his words, to
events and to the actions and opinions of other characters in your answer.
What is the significance of the setting in this novel? (25 marks)
You may wish to consider:
the language used to describe the settings
the events associated with each setting
the characters presented in those setting

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Jun06
Do you agree that Lennie is always incapable of taking responsibility for his actions? You
should refer closely to Lennie's words, to events and to the actions and opinions of other
characters in your answer. (25 marks)
What is the significance of "dreams" in this novel? (25 marks)
Jun07
By what means and how successfully is the character of George made sympathetic? You
should refer closely to his words, to events and to the actions and opinions of other
characters in your answer.

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