Slim Quotes

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Candy's description of him
"Hell of a nice fella. Slim don't need to wear no high-heeled boots on a grain team."
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Kind
"Hi, Good-lookin' "Slim comes in sometimes two, three times a night...He looks out for his team."
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Description of him- royalty status
"the prince of the ranch" "His hatchet face was ageless...his slow speech had overtones not of thought but of understanding beyond thought.""he moved with a majesty only achieved by royalty and master craftsmen."
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With the first pups killed- practical
"I drowned four of 'em right off...I kept the biggest."
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Comment of Lennie
"I can see Lennie ain't a bit mean."
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Participation in the shooting of Candy's dog
"I wisht somebody'd shoot me if I got old an' a cripple.' Candy looked helplessly at him, for Slim's opinions were law."
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Wanting to be more sensitive
"Slim gazed at him for a moment and then loked down at his hands; he subdued one hand with the other, and held it down."
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Respecting Crooks
"Slim followed the stable buck out of the room."
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After Lennie's death
"Slim came directly to George and sat down beside him, sat very close to him. 'Never you mind...A guy got to sometimes." "You hadda George. I swear you hadda."
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Appears with Carlson Curley etc- used to highlight juxtaposition between 2 kinds of men in US
He realises practicalities must come before ideals (drowns the pups because otherwise theyd all starve)- harsh world
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Card 2

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Kind

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"Hi, Good-lookin' "Slim comes in sometimes two, three times a night...He looks out for his team."

Card 3

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Description of him- royalty status

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Card 4

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With the first pups killed- practical

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Card 5

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Comment of Lennie

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