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George-'get drunk and get everything outta his system at once.'
Ch3- Shows view of the role of women, they were seen as sex objects, as well as hinting the reason why they must be careful of curleys wife.
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'Jesus Christ! i bet we could swing her.'
Ch3- exclamation shows his disbelief at prospect of dream actually coming true. Also his euphemism 'swing her' could be an attempt to make it seem even more reachable.Or swing could connote the unpredictable element of the situation.
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'Just like heaven.Ever'body wants a piece of lan'.Nobody gets to heaven and nobody gets no land'
Ch4- Crooks this is foreshadowing how lennies actions mean that heaven will be imposible as well as the dream farm. Farm=heaven?
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'stilted heron laboured up into air and pounded down river'
ch1- gives a timeless and tranquil setting which juxtaposes with end which shows how scene has been tainted by death.
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If we can get jus' a few dollars in the poke we'll shove off and go up the American River and pan gold...we might hit a pocket.
Ch2- shows desperation as well as faith the men have in the american dream highlighted throough use of modal verbs such as 'can', 'might'
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'this guy says i was a natural'
shows how her dream was crushed and also how innocent she is to believe him in the first place.
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'curley was white...his fist lost in lennies paw'
shows his weakness.
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'Now, what the hell you suppose is eating them two guys?'
Carlson
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Ch3- exclamation shows his disbelief at prospect of dream actually coming true. Also his euphemism 'swing her' could be an attempt to make it seem even more reachable.Or swing could connote the unpredictable element of the situation.

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'Jesus Christ! i bet we could swing her.'

Card 3

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Ch4- Crooks this is foreshadowing how lennies actions mean that heaven will be imposible as well as the dream farm. Farm=heaven?

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Card 4

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ch1- gives a timeless and tranquil setting which juxtaposes with end which shows how scene has been tainted by death.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Ch2- shows desperation as well as faith the men have in the american dream highlighted throough use of modal verbs such as 'can', 'might'

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