You're all scared of each other, that's what. This shows that the American Dream may not happen without horrible events along the way. I just like to know what your interest is. He got nothing to measure by. He mentions that tons of men have came through the ranch and said that they were going to get some land but it never works out for them. Well, we ain't got any,' George exploded.
I seen things out here. An' never a damn one of 'em ever gets it. Lennie has a conflict within himself - uncertain. Chapter 4 Page 73 Crooks needed his space. I shouldn't ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog. It foreshadows the decision George will have to make in the final chapter of the book. Sure you could play horseshoes till it got dark, but then you got to read books.
The hope is leaving the valley shortly after Lennie has entered it, foreshadowing his death. I just like to know what your interest is 25. Quote: If I catch any one man, and he's alone, I get along fine with him. Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. They come, an' they quit an' go on; an' every damn one of 'em's got a little piece of land in his head.
Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land. Analysis: Crooks comments on Lennie and George's dream and foresees their eventual disappointment. John Steinbeck — American Author born on February 27, 1902, died on December 20, 1968 John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. Although the law stated this, African Americans were not treated equally in no accounts. It is important because Lennie is bound to get in trouble, even if he didn't mean it, and they need a safe spot. S'pose you couldn't go into the bunk house and play rummy 'cause you was black. Now that it has finally arrived, it will occur, regardless if he makes any more blunders or not.
A guy needs somebody-to be near him. Here, George relates that loneliness is responsible for much of that suffering, a theory supported by many of the secondary characters. Analysis: George sounds like a defeated man. He doesn't feel guilty about the killings but about letting George down. Character as a Plot Device Steinbeck created Candy to act as a plot device for Of Mice and Men. They ain't got nothing to look ahead to. Lennie's family may not have been proud of him, his dream may have crumbled before him, and yet can anyone say that Lennie was not happy simply being around George? First his Aunt Clara, who despite being a character who never makes a literal appearance, it is quite clear that she had a great importance in Lennie's upbringing, the there is the rabbit, the metaphor for Lennie's dreams, and George.
The humans, Lennie and George, disrupt the nature and peace,because they represent evil and sin. Jus' keep me shovin' all over the country all the time. You've been looking for a dream, never truly believing you'd find it, but now - incredibly - you have. This would show that Crooks thinks about his loneliness often. Analysis: George explains to Lennie why their life is so good in comparison to others and proclaims the virtue of friendship.
Chapter 6 Page 111 Although Lennie is only imagining this scenario, this still shows his growth in maturity and thought. I could go get a job an' work, an' no trouble. Chapter 6 Page 110 Steinbeck often personifies things like light or silence. This may be a way for Lennie to cope with his situation and hope that George will forgive him. I seen hundreds of men come by on the road an' on the ranches, with their bindles on their back an' that same damn thing in their heads.
George had opened up to Slim and had told him about what had happened in Weed. If them other guys gets in jail they can rot for all anybody gives a damn. Jus' keep me shovin' all over the country all the time. Chapter 4 Page 78 This may be the first time in Crooks' life when he has more power than another human being. I was jus' foolin', Lennie.
He usta like to hear about it so much I got to thinking maybe we would 103. In this environment, in which human life is utterly disposable, only Slim recognizes that the loss of such a beautiful and powerful friendship should be mourned. The mountains 'blazing' seem to suggest danger or fire, rather than beauty. Candy is friendly and talkative, and despite the fact that he is afraid of losing his job because of his physical impairment, he is still hopeful he will be able to have his own stake in the future. When it was time to confront Lennie George knew that Lennie would have a long life of hardships due to his actions. This acts as foreshadowing to show the reader that George will have to kill Lennie at the end of the book to save him from himself.
I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse. He tells Lennie to look out across the river and imagine the place they are going to live. In this way, these symbols describe one of the major themes of the book, the struggle for the American Dream. A guy goes nuts if he ain't got nobody. Loneliness is the handicap that all of the characters share and this quote points out the obvious.