Of mice and men characters

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  • Of mice and men charecters
    • George
      • George is 'very' short tempered.
      • He uses the same anecdote to stop Lennie from being 'stupid'.
        • You won't tend to the rabbits Lennie!
          • This is one of the only things that Lennie remembers.
      • George is annoyed with Lennie most of the time.. And would like him gone.
        • "If i were your cousin then... I'd shoot myself!
      • George is classed as 'stupid' for looking after Lennie like he does.
        • In this time period if you'd looked after someone then you'd be classed as stupid for sharing your money and food. Even though life was extremely hard.
      • George has nearly being in jail and nearly died from looking after Lennie.
        • Lennie likes soft things and touched a girls dress and kept hold of it in Weed. They had to spend an entire day in a ditch.
      • They have failed so many times but still go on with 'hope' in their life... Their 'DREAM'.
        • In this time-period there was something called 'The American Dream' It was a theory that anything could happen if you put the work into it.
          • Also, there was sand everywhere covering houses and fields with sand ruining everything.
            • The fact that they still want this 'DREAM' means that they are really 'hopeful' and will do anything to get it.
      • George has and would do anything to help Lennie.
      • George is the only person that is willing to look after Lennie and is a hard worker towards everything.
    • Lennie
      • Lennie most of the time doesn't know what he is doing!
      • He is scared some times but when angered/ tempered with he can be extremely dangerous!
        • In the book he is described as many animals... Dangerous animals. Bear, wolf...
      • Lennie only listens to George.
      • Lennie never remembers anything apart from 'the rabbits'.
        • George promised it to him therefore Lennie remembers.
      • The reason why George said in the book, "If they see you work before you talk is because Lennie has nothing else to focus on. Therefore making Lennie remember the simplest instructions.
        • In his brain there is basically 'NOTHING'!
      • Lennie uses the anecdote of "I will hide in the mountain George," whenever George gets angry with him to make him 'sorry' for his actions.
      • At that time period, if Lennie was to be put in jail then he would be separated from George and put in a metal hospital and a straight-jacket!
    • Curley
      • Curley is described as a horrible and disguising young man
        • " He wears a work glove filled with Vaseline,"
      • He is also described as 'rich' as his dad owns a lot of land.
      • He dresses similarly to "The boss" (his dad).
        • He wears High-heeled boots.
      • Curley always likes a fight but only likes to pick on tall people...
        • "Light-weight"
          • "Bent at the elbows and his hands closed into fists"
      • Curley likes to pick a fight but will do anything for himself (coward).
      • People talk behind his back because they are scared of confronting them.
    • Candy
      • Candy is a very old man and only has a stump for a hand.
      • No-one bothers him (even Curley) because he is 'old'.
      • Candy is very tall...
      • Candy is very intrigued in 'gossip'!
        • Within 10 minutes of knowing you he will start sharing 'gossip'.
          • He ear-wigged into George and Lennie's conversation outside the door.
      • He calls everyone "Hell of a nice fella' " but Curley.
        • This suggests that Curley has had some past experiences with Curley and therefore doesn't like him.
      • Candy has  a very bulky body but yet he has a stump for a hand.
    • The boss
      • "The boss is very short tempered."
      • Extremely rich.
        • He bought 1 gallon of whiskey for the ranch. At this time period, alcohol was a very expensive drink.
      • He likes to know everything is in order.
        • "I'm keepin' an eye on you."
      • He wears very expensive clothing.
        • "He wore high-heeled boots with spurs."
      • He is a very smart person.
      • He acts and looks like a 'cowboy'.
        • He wears "high-heeled boots with spurs", "leather jacket."
      • He is suspicious about George and Lennie.
        • He thinks with Lennie been a brilliant worker that George is using him to get money then going on another ranch and using him again for money.
    • Curley's wife
      • Curley's wife is very 'flirty'.
        • When Skim comes into the ranch, she stands at the door showing her body of for everyone making excuses.
      • She wears make-up and wears a house wife dress... Also, Hair curled and high-heeled shoes.
        • She wears all this only to go on a 'FARM'. This shows she is very flirty.
      • She is called a 'TART', Behind her back by all the other men in the ranch.
      • She gets lonely with no other women to talk to because she is either in the house or on the farm talking.
      • She is called a "Girl".
        • This shows she is a child and messes around a bit and flirts with anyone.
    • Slim

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