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George says would be better without Lennie

If I was alone I could live so easy

Lennie offers to leave

George, you want I should go away and leave you alone?

George actually does care about lennie

I want you to stay with me

Shows Lennie would do anything for George

Why he'd do any damn thing I tol' him. If I tol' him to walk over a cliff, over he'd go

Shows bad things that happen to Lennie, his strength and his innocence

Lennie said softly to the puppy "why do you got to get killed?... I didn't bounce you hard

Lennie kills Curleys wife and seals his fate

He (Lennie) shook her and her body flopped like a fish... For Lennie had broken her neck

Lennie's end


End of dream

He (george) pulled the trigger... Lennie jarred and then settled slowly forward to the sand

Crooks talking of racism of time (1930s)

S'pose you didn't have nobody. S'pose you couldn't go into the bunk house and play rummy 'cause you was black.

Crooks talking of racism of time (1930s)

(Lennie) why ain't you wanted?


(Crooks) 'cause I'm black.

racism of time (1930s)

(Curleys wife calls Lennie candy and crooks) "bindle stiffs"


Crooks had retired into the terrible protective dignity of the negro.