crooks essay anwser

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  • Crooks
    • paragraph 1: harsh conditions
      • Redudced himself to nothing: no personality no ego nothing to arose either like or dislike
    • paragraph 2: conspicuously uninvolved
      • proud aloof man
    • paragraph 3: contributes to his own loneliness
      • you got no rights comin' in a coloured mans room
    • paragraph 4: initial cynicism
      • nobody gets to heaven and nobody gets no land
    • conclusion
      • It seems Crooks defines his own notion of himself not based on what he believes he's worth, but on knowing that no matter how he feels, others around him will always value him as less. As quickly as he got excited about the dream, he abandons it,  telling Candy he was "Jus foolin" about being interested in his own freedom and happiness
    • introduction
      • Crooks is the stable hand who works with the ranch horses. He lives by himself because he is the only black man on the ranch. Crooks is bookish and likes to keep his room neat, but he has been so beaten down by loneliness and prejudicial treatment of that he is now suspicious of any kindness he receives.

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