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2. Why is it important that the first and last chapters take place in the same location?

  • Because it gives the reader the sense that what George did is right.
  • Because it is such a beautiful spot.
  • Because it is a neat, symmetrical way to round off the novel.

3. "We gotta house and chickens an' fruit trees an' a place a hundred times prettier that this. An' we got fren's, that's what we got."

  • George
  • Candy
  • Curley

4. Why is it interesting that the fight in the bunk-house between Curley and Lennie comes immediately after Candy's offer of money to help George and Lennie get their land?

  • It intensifies the tragedy.
  • It shows us how mean Curley can be, so we know that George and Lennie have enemies as well as friends at the ranch.
  • It emphasises how strong Lennie is, so we know he'll work hard when they get the land.

5. What is the significance of the killing of Candy's dog?

  • It makes us feel sorry for Candy.
  • It hints that George will kill Lennie.
  • There are a number of deaths in the novel, so this one gets us used to the idea.

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