OMAM characters

Just some basic facts and knowledge/character traits of the characters in the book.

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  • OMAM characters
    • Lennie
      • George
        • Kills Lennie
        • Visits the whorehouse with the other ranch men
        • Knows his dream is naive, begins to believe it when Candy gets involved
          • He gives George and Lennie his compensation money
            • He was in accident on the ranch, leaving him with one hand.
        • He is smart and quick thinking
        • He wishes he didn't have to look after Lennie, and believes life would be easier without him. He also knows how lucky he is to have somebody that cares about him.
      • Childish/vulnerable
      • George looks after him and keeps him safe
      • He likes touching soft things
        • He kills a mouse and the puppy and eventually Curly's wife
        • His Aunt Clara gave him a piece of velvet when he was young
      • Not got a good memory
    • George
      • Kills Lennie
      • Visits the whorehouse with the other ranch men
      • Knows his dream is naive, begins to believe it when Candy gets involved
        • He gives George and Lennie his compensation money
          • He was in accident on the ranch, leaving him with one hand.
      • He is smart and quick thinking
      • He wishes he didn't have to look after Lennie, and believes life would be easier without him. He also knows how lucky he is to have somebody that cares about him.
    • Curly
      • He is the bosses son.
      • Small, picks fight with men bigger than him
        • Picks a fight with Lennie and ends up getting his hand crushed. Slim forces him into secrecy.
      • Wears a glove on his hand to keep his hand soft for his wife
    • Curly's Wife
      • Ends up being killed by Lennie
        • She spends a lot of time making herself look pretty.
      • Men on the ranch think she's a tart
        • She is very flirtacous
          • She spends a lot of time making herself look pretty.
      • Wanted to be a film star, ended up marrying Curly
    • Slim
      • He is respected by the other men
        • He's like a leader
      • He is trusted by George. He is told about what happened in weed.
    • Crooks
      • Only black character
        • He remembers a time when he was allowed to play with white children
      • He feels happiness in other peoples sadness
      • He has lots of possessions. (he never leaves the ranch)
        • He owns a lot of books which shows his is intelligent
        • He is mean to Lennie, telling him that he's seen men come and go with the same dream but they waste their money in the whorehouse
          • He also tells Lennie, George isn't coming back
            • He feels happiness in other peoples sadness
    • Carlson
      • Unrelevant character throughout the book.
        • George uses his gun to kill Lennie.
      • He shoots Candy's dog
        • His only companion is his dog.
        • George uses his gun to kill Lennie.
    • Candy
      • His only companion is his dog.
    • The Boss
      • Only appears once in the book

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