Of Mice and Men

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What happens in the first part of the novel?
George and Lennie camp in brush, dead mouse, Lennie prevents George living carefree life, girl in Weed, American Dream.
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What happens in the second part of the novel?
Shown round by Candy, meet boss and Curley, George tells Lennie to stay away from Curley, meet Curley's Wife, Slim and Carlson.
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What happens in the third part of the novel?
Slim learns about Weed, Carlson shoots Candy's dog, Candy joins American Dream, Lennie breaks Curley's hand.
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What happens in the fourth part of the novel?
Men in town, Crooks and Lennie together. Crooks joins American Dream, Curley's wife threatens Crooks.
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What happens in the fifth part of the novel?
Lennie kills puppy, Curley's wife opens up, Lennie kills her and hides. Candy finds body - tells George - Curley wants revenge.
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What happens in the sixth part of the novel?
George finds Lennie, talks about American Dream, George shoots Lennie.
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What is the history in Of Mice and Men?
Ranch hands - George and Lennie. Pay low. Bunkhouse and food provided. Series of drought forced farmers off their land, migrants headed to California for work as migrant workers. Depression 1929. Lifesavings lost, banks bust.
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How does John Steinbeck's life affect the novel?
Born in Salinas, 1902, interested in the lives of the farm labourers and spent time working with them.
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How does the theme of migrant workers affect the novel?
A third of America's population were unemployed.
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What are the literary traditions in the novel?
Grapes of Wrath - Ma = Curley's wife. Themes of migrant workers. 1939.
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Quotes for George?
"he damn near drowned" "They don't have no fun" "Just wants to feel it" "you wouldn't tell?" "if i was alone i could live so easy" "hide in the brush till I come for you" "jest wanted to feel that girl's dress" "strong as a bull"
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Quotes for George?
"lonliest guys in the world" "we'll have a big vegetable patch" "build up a fire in the stove" "just say the hell with goin to work" "live off the fat of the land"
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Quotes for Lennie?
"tend the rabbits" "reaches out to feel this red dress" "George won't let me tend the rabbits" "dumb ******* like he is" "gets Lennie all mixed up" "imitated George exactly" "why you gotta get killed" "his fist lost in lennies paw"
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Quotes for Lennie?
"he pawed up the hay until it partly covered her" "so you forgot that awready, did you?" "hide in the brush an wait for george"
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Quotes for Curley's wife?
"bindlebums" "i could get you strung up on a tree so easy" "Curley's pretty handy" "i never get to talk to nobody" "coulda been in the movies" "rouged" "this guy says I was a natural"
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Quotes for Candy?
"you seen what they done to my dog tonight?" "you god-damn tramp" "put on the country" -when too old to work.
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Quotes for Crooks?
"spose you didnt have nobody" "a guy needs somebody" "******" "jus nuts" "cause im black" "seen hundreds of men"
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Quotes for Curley?
"glove fulla vaseline" "alla time picking scraps with big guys" "any you guys seen my wife"
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Quotes for Slim?
"word was taken on any subject" "you hadda, george" "whole damn world is scared of each other" "he aint mean" "put him in a cage" "that aint no good george"
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