Of Mice and Men By john steinbeck

Lennie Small

Lennies dream is to tend to the Rabbits of his and George's farm

  • Loves soft things
  • Very big and strong
  • Has a mental disability
  • Is a follower
  • Gets frightened easily
  • Is a problem to most people
  • Selfish

"George how long's it gonna be till we get the little place an live off the fatta the lan-an rabbits?"

"Maybe if took this pup out and throwed him away George woulntnever know and I could tend the rabbits without no trouble"

George Milton

George's dream is to have a farm of his own some day

  • Is a leader
  • Small with sharp features
  • Smart
  • Hard Working
  • Forgiving
  • Patient
  • Likes to be independent

"No Look Lennie I was jus' foolin', you Lennie. 'Cause I want you to stay with me."

"Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no family. They don't belong no place. They come to a ranch an' work up a stake and then they go inta town and blow their stake, and the first thing you know they're poundin' their tail on some other ranch. They ain't got nothing to look ahead to."


  • Prince of the farm
  • Ageless
  • Level headed
  • Good looking
  • Hardworking leader of the mule team
  • Is perfect at what he dose has lots of skills

"Never you mind, a guy got to sometimes."

"Say you sure was right about him. Maybe he ain't bright, but I never seen such a worker."


Candy's dream is to have somewhere where people wont be mean to him or disrespect him.

  • Old
  • Is missing a hand
  • Observant of what's going on
  • Dulled down
  • Uncared of
  • Loving friendly
  • Hopeful

"Well-hell! I had him so long. Had him since he was a pup. I herded sheep with him." He said proudly, "You wouldn't think it to look at him now, but he was the best damn sheep dog I ever seen."

"I'd make a will an' leave my share to you guys in case I kick off, 'cause I ain't got no relatives or nothing…"


Curley 's dream is to be the biggest most intimidating person on the farm.

  • Napoleon complex
  • Self conscious
  • Aggressive
  • Hateful
  • Disrespectful
  • Violent
  • Dangerous

"Any of you guys seen my wife?"

"Well, nex' time you answer when your spoken to."

Curly's wife dreams of being a famous superstar.

  • Pretty
  • Jail Bait
  • Gullible
  • Lonely
  • Luring
  • Curley's wife is wanting of freedom

"I met one of the actors. He says I could go with that show. But my ol' lady wouldn' let me."

"I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonely."


Crooks' dream is to be treated equally by other people.

  • Victim of inequality
  • Hunched back
  • Lonely
  • Intelligent
  • Depressed

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