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"Of Mice and Men" was written by John Steinbeck, and published in 1937. It is set in California, during the Great Depression.
He is lonely and he Is afraid to sleep alone because being a black man in that time was when the KKK was active. He wants to be able to protect himself.
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He had two children: First was Thomas Steinbeck and next was John Steinbeck IV
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The reason Lennie is been over powered by Curley is because Curley as a man is able but he feels jelous-he has an abnomality which makes him permentaly short,so he feels jealous to see Lennie who is taller/bigger than him,this is why he wants"sock" ..
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Blacks were treated unfairly at the time, and Crooks was black. Crooks had his own room with his own stuff on the ranch.
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She is alone and want compagny Chia Answer Well, to be honest, I'm not sure. I don't really see much. But if I had to really think, I would say that they both....Goodness. This is food for the thought. Yo, what do they have in common? Um, this is a low blow, but try this on: Both remind Crooks …
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taffy made from dried out honey
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John Steinbeck was a famous American Author of numerous books.
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http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_times_was_john_steinbeck_married check that
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It was burned in a library fire. that is not true. there was a fire in the library, though Beowulf was injured, it did survive the fire.
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The 1992 film 'Of Mice and Men' is copyright and is not available legally online.
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Answer Hands reoccur throughout the book. Curley's vaseline hand, the ranch hands, Candy's missing hand, Lennie's strong rough hands, the hands of solitaire that George plays, Curley's crushed hand. All of these are included in the hand motif.
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The 'New Deal' being discussed in the novel 'Of Mice and Men' was President Franklin D. Roosevelt's plan to help end the Great Depression and alleviate some of the hardships of the people. While it did not end the Depression, it did provide relief and jobs for many Americans.
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With the reason you left your previous job. ie: dissatisfied with work conditions, fired, etc.Unless you haven't left your previous job, then state that you have not.i left my previous job because there was no scope in growth if u feel then only answer. there was no roam for talent only blood relat…
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They work with livestock that are raised on the ranch, among other chores that are needed to be done.
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my opinion is that it may foreshadow what happens to Curleys wife.
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george and Lennie are not lonely. They have each other but since Lennie dies george is going to be lonely.
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He was an orphan and then got adopted by his uncle
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Answer The crew of Apollo 15 carried 398 unauthorized First Day Stamp Covers into space for a German stamp dealer and his middleman who agreed not to sell them until the Apollo project was finished. The crew postmarked and autographed them while in space as agreed for a payment of $US7000 each. T…
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Lennie's mice are just like toys for Lennie because Lennie likes to stroke something all the time. even though Lennie never means to kill them, he does kill them everytime he tries to play with them or pet them.Lennie pulled the girl's dress and the girl screamed to the law that she was raped,so G…
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George killed Lennie because Lennie was crazy and killed someone. George killed Lennie for Lennie's own good.
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The character was based on real character the book is what happen and Steinbeck is Slim in the book
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he pets the puppy because he likes soft thinks
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Of Mice and Men and the main character there are two and they are George Milton and Lennie Small.
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George and Lennie have a very strong relationship in Of Mice and Men. Goerge supprots and protects Lennie because he is disable and needs his help. Lennie depends on George to help him and make his decisions.
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his full name is George Alan O'Dowd
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Curley's wife acts as a plot device and is a manipulative, flirtatious woman who cannot escape her marriage to Curley, a man who has just as many flaws as she does. She foolishly ignores her mother's advice about her future, naively thinking she is going to star in movie pictures, but instead she g…
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Of Mice and Men Steinbeck originally titled it Something That Happened, however he changed the title after reading Robert Burns' poem, To a Mouse. That poem tells of the regret the narrator feels for having destroyed the home of a mouse while plowing his field. In essence, it suggests that no plan i…
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Of Mice and Men was first published in 1937.
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69. LOL.... 69 the square root of 69 is awesome... ask Drake :L
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A chicken that lays fish in Russia than flys to Japan to put it in the ground to make it grow. then the chicken eats it.
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His name is cRooks not cooks. LMAO. and crooks knowledge of social distincition is that he is a reliable person, but as he is black everyone dont give 2 beeps about him si he has to sleep and do everything on his own.
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he explains it by saying that Lennie got kicked in the head by a horse when he was a kid. ouch. that's what geroge said but im not sure if it's what his conditionhe explains it by saying that Lennie got kicked in the head by a horse when he was a kid. ouch. that's what geroge said but im not sure if…
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One of the main differences is that in the book, in the final chapter before George shoots Lennie, Lennie has a halucination. They cut this out of the movie. The halucination can be argued to "make or break" the book but it confirms how "nuts" Lennie is.
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This is because Lennie has a brain disorder. he looks up to Lennie as a father figure/older brother.
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In John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice And Men,' the exact number of records isn't revealed. The reader is led to understand why this act of vandalism was so cruel. Curley's wife is alone and bored on the ranch, and the act of breaking her record collection, which she used as escapism, is brutal. At this poin…
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The ultimate reason why George killed Lennie is because George knew that it was more humane to end Lennie's life quickly, the police or others like Curly who wanted revenge not justice might not be as merciful and quick so George did what he thought was right. It was symbolic to George reminding him…
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Animals are significant in the story both through symbolism and reflecting characters' personalities. Candy's old dog represents migrant farm workers when they get older in that they become tired and are gotten rid of. The puppy and mice Lennie gets and accidentally kills show the strength he cannot…
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The title comes from Macbeth when Duncan meets his son Fleance, and asks him, "How goes the night boy?". Fleance replies, "The Moon is Down;I have not heard the clock." This foreshadows the evil that will overcome the land when Macbeth kills Duncan and takes over many other places as well, like in t…
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It was written because he was inspired by the people and life he had on a ranch when he was around during the Depression in America. It reflects the life of people and how there was very little hope in the country for them.
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eventually lennie, and georgre and lennie's dream
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St. George
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Bucking Barley
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He died by getting eaten by his wife Queen jerry
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It was banned in Ireland in 1953, and I can't find any record of that ban being rescinded. Dozens of city and school libraries have banned this book at various times since the 1970s and citizens have challenged its inclusion on schools' required reading lists in dozens of other localities. The lat…
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Because it had excessive cursing.
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George was a small and quick, dark of face with restless eyes and sharp strong features. George is described by being small, he has strong hands, slender arms, a thin bony nose. Lennie is a huge man,his face is shapeless, with large pale eyes and wide sloping shoulders. He walked dragging his feet a…
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He did it because if Curley or Carlson found him, they would torture him. George felt it was his responsibility to save Lennie, but Curley would have hunted down Lennie and tortured him, snd George didn't want Lennie to have a slow, painful death. In a way, he was protecting him.
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two men lennie and george go to a ranch, lennie kills a girl, george shoots lennie end. im being totally serious its really short.
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Lennie just had to die and george knew that. it wasn't nesesarily his fault. If Lennie was to die then they would just have to keep running away and hoping for their ranch but it would have never happened. Lennie was like Candy's dog, he just needed to be put out of his misery and candy and george n…
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The bunk house was a long rectangular building. Inside, the walls were whitewashed and the floor unpainted. In three walls there were small square windows, and in the fourth, a solid door with a wooden latch. Against the walls were eight bunks, five of them made up with blankets and the other three …
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Physical: big body, has a shapeless face, large pale eyes, wide sloped shoulders, and walks dragging his arms and feet.  Mental: slow developing mind
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John Steinbeck
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John Steinbeck was the author of "Of Mice and Men"
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There are many symbols used in Of Mice and Men.The most important symbol was probabley The Bank Of the Salinas River. Where the novel begins and ends.There is also George and Lennies Farm, Lennies Puppy, Candys Dog, Animal Imagery, Georges Card Game and Hands (Farm hands).these are just a few of the…
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It uses what some believe to be quite vulgar language.
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The main conflict in Of Mice and Men is Lenny versus Society. He is seen as the bad guy, when really he has a lot of bad things happening to him.
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I think what is even more telling than the likenesses are the dissimilarities between LENNIE and a mouse. LENNIE - big, bulky, ignorant, and bumbling - is the opposite of a mouse, that we imagine as coniving, premeditating, tiny, quick on its feet, et cetera. I think that Steinbeck was playing with…
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He derived the characters and the setting form his experiences as a farm laborer in California in 1922.
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Aunt Clara is Lennie's aunt. She isn't in the story because she is already dead, but she is referred to by both Lennie and George throughout the novel.
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dont no lmaoo
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One of their conflicts is Lenny and the mice. And a big one is with George and Lennie which would be man vs. man.
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Very attention seeking - she acts / dresses as of she wants attention from all the men on the ranch.
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Of Mice and Men was written by John Steinbeck (1902-1968).
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Lennie needs someone to care for him and tell him the "dream" to keep him going
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GEORGE killed LENNIE because Curley was going to find him and shoot him anyway. George wanted Lennie's last few moments to be happy, so he decided to do it himself and tell him a story beforehand.
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The atmosphere is one of trying to find happiness despite the adversities of present despair. The whole story takes place during the Great Depression in America (1930s) when work was scarce and laborers would walk miles, often sleeping rough, just to find work, and then they often had to accept very…
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George is smaller than Lennie more protective of Lennie and he thinks before he makes an action or speaksLennie is tremendous in size he has a mind of a child he doesn't think what he does until he has harmed or killed something then he realizes what he has done bad he enjoys touching soft things an…
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something like this: 1. introduction:In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck one main theme is___________(list your theme ex:fate and disbelief, the American dream, loneliness, and companionship)Then just say how your theme connects with the novel.Then after that write your thesis statement w…
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'Of Mice and Men' takes place in Soledad, California.
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George becomes angry with him when he finds lice spray near his bed, but the old man reassures him the bed is clean.
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she is slow
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doesn't really like him
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Depends on the book, my book has 107 pages and it's one of those pocket sized books.
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'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world.' 'With us it ain't like that.' 'I could live so easy and so nice if I didn't have you on my tail.' 'Maybe ever'body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.' 'Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land.' …
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This is a reference to the Robert Burns poem "To A Mouse." It is about a farmer's thoughts as he accidently turns over a mouse's winter nest with his plough. The poem contains an often quoted line: "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft agley"Or, in the more familiar modern English translat…
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Curly and his wife are characters in the novel, 'Of Mice and Men.' Curly destroys his wife's record collection in a burst of anger, even though he knew it was important to her.
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Steinbeck presents a lot of dreams as futile in his novel of Mice and Men. All the characters dreams are different and they all are in someway broken. The first example of this is Crooks, Crooks' had his dream when he was younger but it was taken away from him. This is ironic compared to white peopl…
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Some of the characters in the novel are - GeorgeLennieCandyCurleyCurley's wifeSlim Carlson Crooks
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Takes place around 1930's. It's about 2 guys. George & Lenny. Lenny is a big guy & he's mental, but people then just thought he was dumb since back then they didn't know that stuff. George is taking care of him becase Lenny's Aunt Clara died. Lenny got kicked out of Weed, a town because he t…
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"I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonely.""- Sat'itday night. Ever'body out doin som'pin. Ever'body! An' what am I doin'? Standin here talkin' to a bunch of bindle stiffs - a n***** an' a dum-dum and a lousy ol' sheep- an likin it because they ain't nobody else". p78 Of Mice and Men
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because lennies aunt told george to take care of him
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I'll assume that you're referring to the book Of Mice and Men. I had to read that book myself two years ago. It's sad, really. Well, after Lennie accidentally killed Curly's wife, he ran and hid in the ditch, where George found him. George knew that Lennie could never truly be safe or happy as long…
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""I never seen a guy really do it. If you guys want, I'd come an' lend a hand."" Crooks' view changes the reader's opinion because of his experience at the ranch (pg. 76) Lenny breaks curlys wifes neck. Witch makes you lose sympathy for him "don't you go yellin'," he said, and he shook her; and her…
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Same reason for a lot of books, either too controversial or too graphic.
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You can watch it on youtube and on netflix
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Yes, slim is very well-respected throughout the workplace and seems to "keep his cool" about everything.
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George told Lennie to hide in the brush by the river (George is referring to the Salinas river)
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Lennie likes to pet the girl's dress in Weed and the same with the mouse he carries in his pocket.
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Lennie snaps her neck by shaking hger voilently
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so that the other people that were after lenny didnt.
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How George and Lennie string along together.
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Although George is morally wrong, he shot Lennie because he cared about him, and to save him from a society that misunderstood him. Earlier in the story, Candy's dog died after Carlson shot it, and Candy said 'I ought to of shot that dog myself'. So George knew if he didn't shoot Lennie himself he w…
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