Of Mice and Men Quotes

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1. Which of these quotes highlight Lennies weak (child like) behaviour?

  • "A huge man, shapeless of pale, with large pale eyes"
  • "I don't like this place, George. This ain't no good place"
  • "Slowly like a terrier who doesn't want to bring a ball to his master, Lennie approached, drew back and approached again"
  • "Suddenly Lennie's eyes centered and grew quiet, and mad"
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2. Which quote highlights the Crooks microcosm?

  • "Crooks seemed to grow smaller, and he pressed himself against the wall. yes ma'am"
  • "It was difficult for Crooks to conceal his anger with pleasure"
  • "Crooks was a proud, aloof man"
  • "You got no right to come in my room"

3. Who is Steinbeck describing when he says "he held a crushed stetson hat under his arm"

  • The Boss
  • Lennie
  • Slim
  • Curley

4. Which quote represents the confinement in Curley's Wife's life?

  • "Swell guy, ain't he?"
  • "She stood still in the doorway, smiling a little at them"
  • "Her hair hung in little rolled clusters, like sausages"
  • "Her fingernails were red"

5. Who is introduced as violent through this quote "his hands closed into fists"

  • George
  • The Boss
  • Curley
  • Lennie




that was intense.

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