Of Mice and Men- Crooks

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Key Words:

  • Isolated/Lonely
  • Defensive
  • Introverted
  • Used

Key Points:

  • Crooks is another character used by Steinbeck to represent discrimination as he is disabled and the only black person on the ranch. His characters helps show how racism was in the America in the 20s/30s: he had to sleep in the barn not the bunkhouse, Candy realises he had never been in his room and George's reaction to Crooks being apart of the dream was enough for him to not want to be apart of it.
  • In the whole novel, only Lennie


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