Candy- Of Mice and Men

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What are Candy's 5 key events?
1-Meeting George and Lennie. 2-Shooting of his dog. 3-Joining the dream. 4-Crooks' room. 5-Finding Curley's Wife
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Key event 1- First quote..
"Tell you what"-His repeated phrase. Tells ranchers the gossip.Introduces other ranchers using 1930's prejudices. Casual racism. Curley's wife="tart".
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"A guy on a ranch don't never listen nor he don't ask no questions"-Safer to stay out of each others business.
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"He felt safe now and spoke more confidently"-Reassured by George also being misogynistic towards Curley's Wife.
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Key event 2- First quote..
"The old man squirmed uncomfortably"-Hasn't got authority to say no.Powerless.
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Key event 2- Second quote..
"Candy looked about unhappily"-Looking for anyone to support him.
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Key event 2- Third quote..
"He did not look down at the dog at all"-Guilty, can't prevent it due to being outnumbered and marginalised.
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Key event 3- First quote...
“Tha’s three hundred an’ fifty bucks I’d put in"-Buying future. Desperately wants things to change.
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Key event 3- Second quote...
“I could cook and tend the chickens and *** the garden some.”-Wants to settle somewhere safe. He's desperate.
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Key event 3- Third quote..
"I ought to have shot that dog myself, George."-Still guilty. What happened to his dog similar to what will happen to him.
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Key event 4- First quote...
"Everybody wants a little bit of land, not much. Jus' somethin'"-Craves security and ownership.Needs hope.Humans need hope to feel emotions but "the best laid plans oman often go awry".
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Key event 4- Second quote..
"We're gonna have green corn"-Candy adds to dream, shows it's an idealised dream for each man.
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Key event 5- First quote...
"Then it's all off?'Candy asked sulkily."-Whole future in dream. Without it, reduced to frightened child.No other options, no hope.
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Key event 5- Second quote..
"You lousy tart' he sniveled and his voice shook"-Projects anger onto Curley's Wife. Petulant, bitter.Pervasive atmosphere of cruelty and misogyny on ranch.
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Key event 5- Third quote..
"Poor *******' he said stiffly"-Ranchers leave him behind, never seen in book again.Symbolic of way left behind by 1930's society due to age and disability.
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"Tell you what"-His repeated phrase. Tells ranchers the gossip.Introduces other ranchers using 1930's prejudices. Casual racism. Curley's wife="tart".

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