Of Mice and Men Characters

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    • George
      • Leader
      • Kills Lennie
      • Small
      • Paternal
      • Protector
        • Won't let Lennie get beaten up
      • Weak
    • Lennie
      • Main
        • George
          • Leader
          • Kills Lennie
          • Small
          • Paternal
          • Protector
            • Won't let Lennie get beaten up
          • Weak
      • Strong
      • Childlike
      • Relies on George
      • Dies
      • Dream farm
        • Opposites
          • Follower
          • Doesn't understand what people tell him
          • Killer
            • Mouse
            • Puppy
            • Curley's wife
        • Slim
          • "Prince of the ranch"
            • "Godlike"
          • Natural authority
            • Takes control of tough situations
          • Jerkline skinner
          • Charming
        • Whit
          • Gets excited over advert
            • Shows boring ranch life
          • Minor
            • Carlson
              • Kills Candy's dog
        • Carlson
          • Kills Candy's dog
        • Curley
          • Violent
            • "Pugnacious"
          • Attacks Lennie
          • Thinks he's tough
          • Reacts badly when wife dies
        • Curley's wife
          • Killed by Lennie
          • Only woman on the ranch
          • Constantly objectified
            • "Jail-bait"
            • "Tart"
            • "Got the eye"
            • Overly sexualised
          • Seen as inferior to the men
            • Sexist society
              • Not unusual at the time
            • Not unusual at the time
        • Crooks
          • Context
            • Curley's wife
              • Killed by Lennie
              • Only woman on the ranch
              • Constantly objectified
                • "Jail-bait"
                • "Tart"
                • "Got the eye"
                • Overly sexualised
              • Seen as inferior to the men
                • Sexist society
            • Disabled
              • Disadvantaged in society
                • Black
                  • Segregated
                  • Seen as inferior to all
                    • Including Curley's wife
                    • Treated cruelly
            • Black
              • Segregated
              • Seen as inferior to all
                • Including Curley's wife
                • Treated cruelly
            • Stable hand
            • Racist society
          • Candy
            • Disabled
            • Swamper
              • Cleaner
            • Dream farm
            • Dog gets killed
            • Discovers Curley's wife's body
            • Old
              • "Tall, stoop shouldered old man"

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