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Animal imagery
Everything about candy's dog reflects on Candy.
· `I ought to have shot that dog myself, George. I shouldn't
ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog.' ­ Page 89
· `He led the dog out into darkness.' ­ Page 75
· `This ol' dog jus' suffers his self all the time. If you was to
take him out and shoot him right in the back of the head-
` ­ Page 71
· `I can smell that dog a mile away. Got no teeth, damn
near blind, can't eat. Candy feeds him milk' ­ Page 58…read more

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· `All but old Candy. He just sets in the bunk
house sharpening his pencil and sharpening
and figuring.' ­ Page 101
· `They left all the weak ones here' she said
finally.' ­ Page 111
· `An' what am I doin'? Standin' here talkin' to a
bunch of bindle stiffs ­ a nigger an' a dum-
dum and a lousy ol' sheep ­ an' likin' it
because they ain't nobody else.' ­ Page 111…read more

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· `Old Candy turned slowly over. His eyes were wide
open. He watched George carefully.' ­ Page 84
· `Candy went on excitedly, `How much they want for a
place like that?' ­ Page 86
· `S'pose I went in with you guys. Tha's three hundred
an' fifty bucks I'd put in. I ain't much good, but I could
cook and tend the chickens and hoe the garden some'
­ Page 87
· `They looked at one another, amazed. This thing they
had never really believed in was coming true.' ­ Page
87…read more

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· Candy is faced by loneliness when Carlson insists that
his dog must be killed because she smells and "ain't no
good to herself", he finds himself in a deep lonely
· He finds another way to preoccupy this loneliness
when he makes plans for the dream farm with George
and Lennie, however his heart is shattered when he
discovers that Lennie has killed Curley's Wife,
preventing this dream.
· He is more exposed to loneliness throughout the novel
as he has lost his hand, which means he has more time
to think about himself and his loneliness.…read more


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