Of Mice and Men

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Lennie's immaturity
"drank...snorting like a horse into the water"
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Lennie admiring George
"Lennie, who had been watching, imitated George exactly"
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Lennie's childish eating
"A few beans slipped out of the side of Lennie's mouth"
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Description of George
"small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes"
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First dialogue in the novel (George)
" 'Lennie!' he said sharply. 'Lennie, for God' sakes don't drink so much,' "
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Ketchup - companionship
" 'I wouldn't eat none, George. I'd leave it all for you.' "
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Candy - companionship
"he said proudly, 'You wouldn't think it to look at him now, but he was the best damn sheepdog I ever seen.' "
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Future - companionship
" 'We got a future. We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us.' "
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Walking - companionship
"They had walked in single file down the path, and even in the open one stayed behind the other."
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Ranch men - isolation
" 'A guy on a ranch don't never listen nor he don't ast no questions' "
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Travelling - isolation
" 'Ain't many guys travel around together... Maybe ever'body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.' "
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Candy - isolation
" 'I ain't got no relatives or nothing...' "
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Curley's wife - isolation
" 'I get awful lonely... I can't talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad.' "
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Curley's wife and Crooks - prejudice
" 'Listen, ******.' she said. 'You know what I can do to you if you open your trap?' "
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Lennie - prejudice
" 'If he finds out what a crazy ******* you are we won't get no job.' "
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Cards - prejudice
" 'They play cards in there, but I can't play because I'm black.' "
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Nigger - prejudice
" 'This is just a ****** talkin'... so it don't mean nothing, see?' "
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Candy in Crooks' room - prejudice
" 'I been here a long time... this's the first time i ever been in his room.' "
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Colored man's room - prejudice
"Crooks said darkly, 'Guys don't come into a colored man's room very much.' "
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Dream house - setting
"We're gonna have a little house and a couple of acres an' a cow and some pigs.' "
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Final chapter - setting
"A water snake glided smoothly up the pool... A silent head and beak lanced down and plucked it out... the beak swallowed the little snake while its tail waved frantically."
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Card 2

Front

"Lennie, who had been watching, imitated George exactly"

Back

Lennie admiring George

Card 3

Front

"A few beans slipped out of the side of Lennie's mouth"

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

"small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes"

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

" 'Lennie!' he said sharply. 'Lennie, for God' sakes don't drink so much,' "

Back

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