OM&M, CROOKS

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  • crooks
    • the only black man on the ranch
      • isnt treated as an equal by the other men
        • left alone in the stable whilst they play games as he is a nigger and "smells"
    • dark side
      • spiteful towards lennie
        • picks on those more vulnerable than him because he is picked on by others
          • lower social status than migrant workers due to race
    • proud of what he has, take care of his home
      • shows how he is independent, takes care of himself
        • by choice because of the fact that he is judged by others
        • forced upon him due to the segregation, has no companions so has his belongings
    • crooks asks candy about joining them on theri "bit of land"
      • shows that he has his own american dream, not really heard of because a "nigger" is low in social standing and is believed not to achieve
      • takes it back after curley's wife threatens him
        • shows that he has his own american dream, not really heard of because a "nigger" is low in social standing and is believed not to achieve
        • shows that because of his race he is not able to talk/ act as white people do
          • the american dream is unachievable by people
            • lennie and george may never achieve theirs then
        • talks openly to candy, forgets his social status- the temptation of the dream changes the perspective of life
      • talks openly to candy, forgets his social status- the temptation of the dream changes the perspective of life

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