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 of these quotes highlight Candy's insecurities about his security on the ranch?

  • "He made no attempt to enter"
  • "The swamper watched him until he was settled"
  • "When they came here I wisht somebody'd shoot me. But they won't do nothing like that.I won't have no place to go an' I can't get no more jobs"
  • "He was the master of the situation"

3. Which quote highlights the strain Lennie places on George?

  • "I could get along so easy and nice if I didn't have you on my tail... maybe have a girl"
  • "But I say he's a God damn good worker"
  • "That Curley got his work cut out for him"
  • "His eyes were hard"

4. Which character in the novel said this quote "George gonna say I done a bad thing, he ain't gonna let me tend no rabbits"

  • Lennie
  • Candy
  • Crooks
  • Carlson

5. Which quote highlights the Crooks microcosm?

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



that was intense.

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