George

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George- "said hopelessly"
Knows Lennie won't change but says it anyway.
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George-"the way George's hat was"
Lennie idolises George. Sees him as father figure.
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George-"george demanded defensively"
Feels protective of Lennie and feels he's his responsibility. Dynamic revealed. G is the father figure.
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George-"I hardly never seen two guys travel together"
Shows How lonely ranch workers are and how unique there relationship is.
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George-"jump in an he jumps"
He has great power over L, knows not to misuse it and this makes him a better person.
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George-"s'ppose I do, what's it to you"
Feels protective of the dream, could be because he knows it won't come true and doesn't want to hear the truth.
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George-"I gotta think about that"
It's their shared dream but it's George's really because he makes the steps to making it real.
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George-"his eyes full of wonder..I bet we could swing her"
American Dream everyone has could be coming true for George. He believes it.
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George-"face was hard"
Realised instantly. Feeling sucked out of him.
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George-"I should of knew"
Feels guilty for not seeing the foreshadowing events leading up to it.
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George-"can't we George"
Dream was really about Lennie, without him there's no point.
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George-"never done it in meanness"
Knows Lennie is innocent, makes it worse.
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George-"I could live so easy"
Foreshadows his future.
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George-"I got you"
Ironic- they won't have each other anymore.
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George-" you can almost see it"
Almost came true (dream) hurts more when it's taken away the more you have hope. Steinbecks message.
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George-"stared at his hand"
Guilt even though it was the kindest thing to do. Like slim with the dog. Steinbeck-kindest thing is to be cruel in the Great Depression.
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Card 2

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Lennie idolises George. Sees him as father figure.

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George-"the way George's hat was"

Card 3

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Feels protective of Lennie and feels he's his responsibility. Dynamic revealed. G is the father figure.

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Card 4

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Shows How lonely ranch workers are and how unique there relationship is.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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He has great power over L, knows not to misuse it and this makes him a better person.

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