1. "I don' like Curley. He ain't a nice fella."
- Curley's Wife
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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."
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.