Crooks race and room description- OMAM

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  • Crooks' room description and race
    • 'the negro stable buck'
      • This is one of his nick-names, once again, work isnt separated from his personal life, as 'stable' is in the name
    • 'a little shed that leaned off the wall of the barn'
      • He has hardly any living space
    • 'Crooks' bunk was a  long box filled with straw, on which his blankets were flung'
      • Although he has a bad back, he is made to sleep on straw with only a few blankets
    • 'Crooks had his apple box over his bunk, and in it a range of medicine bottles, both for himself and for the horses'
      • They don't even give him a separate area where he can put his own stuff, always reminded of work
    • 'Scattered about were a number of personal possesions; for being alone, Crooks could leave his things  about'
      • this may be a benefit, but he works, sleeps eats and lives alone, all day, everyday
    • 'You got no right to come in my room. This here's my room. Nobody got any right in here but me'
      • He's so used to being lonely, that he defends hinmself straight away when Lennie comes in
    • 'If I say something, why it's just a nigger sayin' it'
      • Black people were always ignored, like they were just a piece of dirt to the white people
  • 'You got no right to come in my room. This here's my room. Nobody got any right in here but me'
    • He's so used to being lonely, that he defends hinmself straight away when Lennie comes in

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