Of Mice and Men John steinbeck

Lennie

"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 ranch an' work up a stake and then they go inta town and blow up their stake and the first thing you know they're poudin' their tail on some other ranch. They ain't got nothing to look ahead to."

Chapter 1 pg.13

"…You go on get outta my room. I ain’t wanted in the bunk house, and you ain’t wanted in my room." "Why ain’t you wanted?" Lennie asked. "Cause I’m black…"

Characteristics

Intelligent

Large

Child Minded

Strong

Loves soft things

Unaware of his strength

Mentally Handicapped

Dreams for the future

He wants to please George so he will let him tend the rabbits when they buy their farm.

George

"I thought you was mad at me, George." "No," said George. "No, Lennie, I ain't mad. I never been mad, and I ain' now. That's a thing I want ya to know."

Chapter 6 (pg 106)

"It's a lot nicer to go around with a guy you know."

Chapter 2 (pg 35)

Characteristics

Short tempered

Small

Caring

Dreamer

Protective

Mirgrant worker

Responsible

Dreams For The Future

George wants a farm so that both Lennie and him can be independent and safe so he won't have to keep track of Lennies mistakes.

Candy

"Curley's like a lot of little guys. He hates big guys. He's alla time picking scraps with big guys. Kind of like he's mad at 'em because he ain't a big guy."

Chapter 2, pg. 26

"S'pose I went in with you guys. Tha's three hundred and fifty bucks I'd put in" Chapter 4 pg 59

Characteristics

Handyman

One handed

Sympathetic

Helpful

Smart minded

Worried

Poor

Dreams For The Future

His dream is about George and Lennies dream. They all three wants a farm so they could grow their own food and raise rabbits and cows.

Curley

Curleys wife says "Spends all his time sayin' what he's gonna do to guys he don't like, and he don't like anybody"

"Baloney! What you think you're sellin' me ?"

Paragraph 5

Characteristics

Grouchy

Mean

Amateur

Aggressive

Short

Boxer

Muscular

Dream For The Future

He wants to be repspected from everybody and he wants to be a professional boxer.

Curley's wife

"Jus' the ok' one-two an' he'll go down."

Paragraph 5

"I seen too many guys. If you had two bits in the worl', why you'd be in gettin'two shots of corn with it and suckin' the bottom of the glass. I know you guys"

Paragraph 5

Characteristics

Flirtey

Constant Attention

Dreams For The Future

She wants to be a movie star

Crooks

Crooks said sharply, "You got no right to come in my room. The here's my room. Nobody got any right in here but me." Paragraph 4

Characteristics

Likes being alone

Crooked back

Lonley

Dreams For The Future

He doesn't want to be owned by anybody and doesn't want to be discriminated by what color he is.

Slim

"He's the prince of the ranch"

Characteristics

Tall

Hansome

Hard worker

Leader

In charge

Caring

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