"You drink some George."
"Where we goin' George."
- Short term memory loss
- Doesn't know what's going on
- Not bright
- A good worker
Lennie's dream is to live on a ranch with George and tend rabbits.
"Looks kinda scummy."
"Jes a little stretch down the highway,"
- The mastermind
- Knows what's going on
- Doesn't let anybody push him around
- Cares about Lennie
George's dream is to live on a ranch with Lennie and not get in trouble or bossed around.
"The boss was expectin' you last night."
"I guess the boss'll be out here in a minute."
- Knows everything
- Has an old dog
- Hard worker
- Always looks on the bright side
Candy's dream is to live on a ranch with George and Lennie and never get fired.
"Let the big guy talk."
''Oh, so it's that way."
- A boxer
- Always picks fights with bigger people
- Always has his way
- Doesn't know where his wife is
- Talks a lot of trash
Curley's dream is to be big and feared.
"This here's my room"
"Nobody got any right in here but me."
- African American
- Reads books
- Isn't treated fairly
- Treats people the way they treat him
- Gets treated badly by the boss
- Do what people say
Crook's dream is to live on a ranch, be free from racism, get respect, and not get treated badly.
"Sometimes Curley's in here."
- She'll do anything for money
- She has the eye
- She doesn't love Curley
- She's pretty
- George wants nothing to do with her
- She's trouble
- She always walks around the ranch
Curley's Wife's dream is to be rich and famous.
"Can't hardly see nothing in here.'
"You the new guys?"
- The leader
- Can do anything
- Long hair
- Hard worker
- What he says goes