Of Mice and Men plot


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How does the story start?
when George and Lennie prepare to arrive at a ranch to work
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Why did George & Lennie run away from the ranch in Weed?
Lennie innocently stroked but accidently tore a girl's RED dress with his force and other workers thought it was an attack
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What is George's relationship with Lennie?
George is like a father figure to Lennie as he promised Lennie's aunt Clara he would look after him
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What is George and Lennie's shared dream?
To own their own ranch on their own piece of landwith rabbits etc.
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Who is the first person that George and Lennie meet on the ranch?
Candy. He shows them around the ranch
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What is Candy's reaction about George and Lennie's dream?
He is eager and offers to join them and pay money towards it
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What happened when Curley provoked Lennie into a fight?
George tells Lennie to fight back and so he tried and ended up catching one of Curley's punches and crushed his hand
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What happened to Slim's puppy and why is it significant?
Lennie accidently pet the pup too hard and killed it which shows that he isn't aware of his strengths
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How did Lennie end up killing Curley's wife?
He stroked her hair too hard and she screamed and Lennie got scared, covered her mouth and she couldn't breath
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How does the story end?
George finds and shoots Lennie in the back of the head as it was quick, peacful and painless
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Who is the only person on the ranch who understands why George killed Lennie?
Slim
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Why did George & Lennie run away from the ranch in Weed?

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Lennie innocently stroked but accidently tore a girl's RED dress with his force and other workers thought it was an attack

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What is George's relationship with Lennie?

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