Of Mice and Men - Candy quotes

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    • First impressions
      • "A tall stoop-shouldered old man came in"
        • Contrasts with the younger workers
      • "Out of the sleeve came a round stick-like wrist with no hand"
        • Reason why he is segregated
          • Unable to work properly
    • Hopes and dreams
      • "I ought to have shot that dog myself George. I shouldn't ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog"
        • The dog was his last companion
          • Now he has no-one
        • Last regret
        • Feels a coward for not doing it
        • Foreshadows end when George shoots Lennie so nobody else can
      • "I'd make a will an' leave my share to you guys in case I kick off, cause I ain't got no relatives nor nothing"
        • Lonely, has nobody that cares or is there for him
        • Broken dreams
    • Last impressions
      • "Old Candy lay down in the hay and covered his eyes with his arm"
        • He has given up
        • Old and frail
        • No-one to care for him
      • "He looked helplessly at Curley's wife and gradually his sorrow and his anger grew into words"
        • Only time we see true emotions
        • Angry because her death shattered his dream


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