Of Mice & Men Quotes

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"An' live oft fatta the lan'"
Said by George. The american dream is a key part of context and of the novel. George and Lennie are working at the ranch to try and earn the money needed to buy their own place and provide for themselves.
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"I had 'im since he was a pup."
Said by Candy. This shows the theme of lonliness, Candy's dog was all that he had and he was so used to his presence
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"Well, nex' time you answer when you're spoke to."
Said by Curley. Curley demonstrates his want for power because his dad is the boss and it shows how he likes causing trouble and starting tension even before he knows the two.
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"Hardly none of the guys ever travel togeether."
Said by Slim. This shows the teme of lonliness, it also shows how Lennie and George are not like the rest of them, and how their friendship is unusual given the context of the story.
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"He ain't no good to himself. Why'nt you shoot him, Candy?"
Said by Whit. Candy's dog demostrates the context of the time and how people or in this case dogs who can't work or do anything to benefit to society then they're not worth being alive
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"I didn't wanta hurt him."
Said by Lennie. This shows how Lennie is not aware of his own strength and how he has good intentions but he is not smart enough to know that he's too rough
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"He kept his distance and demanded that other people kept theirs."
About Crooks. This shows how being black has isolated Crooks. This links to the context of racism and also the theme of lonliness.
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"I ain't wanted in the bunkhouse... 'cause i'm black."
Said by Crooks. Shows the context of racism at the time of how it caused crooks to be left alone to himself.
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"Nobody ever gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land."
Said by Crooks. Crooks isa realist, he has seen many people come through will the american dream and nobody ever reaches it. He has to put George and Lennie's dreams down because he he's bitter.
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"You ain't wanted here, we told you you ain't."
Said by Candy. Candy says this to Curley's wife, demonstrating how unpopular she is just because she wants to talk to people. She is outcast however she does bring it on herself.
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"You know what I can do to you if you open your trap."
Said by Curley's wife. Curley's wife makes herself an unlikable peson because she uses the power of being curley's wife to try and make herself feel better because we know she has a lonely existance.
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Card 2

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Said by Candy. This shows the theme of lonliness, Candy's dog was all that he had and he was so used to his presence

Back

"I had 'im since he was a pup."

Card 3

Front

Said by Curley. Curley demonstrates his want for power because his dad is the boss and it shows how he likes causing trouble and starting tension even before he knows the two.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Said by Slim. This shows the teme of lonliness, it also shows how Lennie and George are not like the rest of them, and how their friendship is unusual given the context of the story.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Said by Whit. Candy's dog demostrates the context of the time and how people or in this case dogs who can't work or do anything to benefit to society then they're not worth being alive

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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