Of Mice & Men - Character Context Question

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Crooks

- Racism 

"Cause I'm black"

- Disablilities 

"a busted back ******"

- Migrant Workers 

"I tell you a guy gets too lonely and he gets sick"

"I seen hundreds of men come by, with their bindles on their backs and the same things in their heads - they come, they quit, they go"

- Segregation 

"I ain't wanted in the bunkhouse"

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Curley's Wife

- Sexism 

She is not named, but Curley's Property

"Piece of ********* "Cause she's a rattrap" "Jesus, what a tramp"

- The American Dream 

"Coulda been in the movies, and had nice clothes"

- Lonliness 

"I don't like Curley. He ain't a nice fella" "I get awful lonely"

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Lennie

- Disabilities 

"He is jus' like a child" "i was jus' stroking it"

- The American Dream

"An i get to tend the rabbits"

- Segregation

"Every'body went to town"

- Migrant Workers

"Guy's like us that live on ranches are the lonliest guys in the world... but not us"

"because i got you to look after me and you got me to look after you"

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Candy

- The American Dream 

"look if me and Lennie work for a month & don' spend nothing, we'll have 100 bucks, that'll be $450, bet we could swing her for that"

- Disabilities 

"I lost my hand right here on the ranch, that's why they gave me a job swamping"

- Lonliness

"I had him ever since he was a pup"

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George

- The American Dream

"Some day we are gunna have a little house an' a couple of acres"

- Migrant Workers 

"Guys like us taht work on ranches are the lonliest guys in the world" 

- Lonliness

He may feels lonley but Lennie is still there for him

"I said 'jump in' and he did and damn near drowned, an' was so damn nice to me for pullin' him out . Clean forgot i told him to jump in"

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Curly

- Sexism

"Curley says he is keeping that hand soft for his wife"

- Lonliness

Isn't liked by anyone.

"I don't like Curly. He ain't a nice fella.

- Heirarchy

"that's the boss's son"

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