Lennie will be permitted, then, to tend the rabbits. George and Lennie, however, are not the only characters who struggle against loneliness. This should be a free-form discussion based on what students have learned so far before opening the book. The dog was innocent and did no harm to anyone. I-nhumane Slim was a inhumane when he chose to drown the puppies that his dog Lulu gave birth to. In the vicinity of the ranch, for example, is the town of Soledad. Unsatisfied by her surly husband, she constantly lurks around the barn, trying to engage the workers in conversation.
The American Dream : The American Dream You can be successful if you work hard and live morally. George promises Lennie that some day they will have their own farm and raise rabbits as well as other animals. Their efforts hinge on Lennie, whose feeble-mindedness renders him unaware of the social stigmas attached to the two. By all accounts, she was a kind, patient woman who took good care of Lennie and gave him plenty of mice to pet. Dreams : Dreams Dreams are one of the ways in which the characters combat the loneliness and hopelessness of their existence. He had meant no harm, but he is not very intelligent and often does not realize his own strength. This novel, just like Of Mice and Men , stemmed from his experience working among migrant workers.
When, in the end, he is effectively euthanized by George, we see that even his friend and companion has accepted that Lennie, like Candy's dog, is better off dead. They are not certain that Bill wrote the letter, but Whit is convinced he did, and tries to convince the others. He tried to quiet her down but in the attempt he accidentally snapped her neck. M-ice Mice was Lennie's favorite thing to feel. Ex: Puppy, Curly's wife, Curly, the girl in Weeds, the mouse in his pocket.
He husband does not want her around any men but him. We all know that plan did not work. It offers an excellent overview of the American Dream and its effects on the characters in Of Mice and Men. George doesn't like to get himself into trouble which is why he does not like Curly's wife being around him and Lennie. Death is an important factor in the book.
You get a fire ready. The other characters often look to Slim for advice. T-ime Crooks, the stable buck, explains to Lennie how a man goes nuts not having anyone to talk to. Candy's old dog, for instance, is judged offensive by the more fit members of the bunk house society - Slim and Carlson - and so the dog is killed. They have each others back all of the time. C-andy Candy is one of the characters in the book who plays an important part of the book. While Curley's wife is always looking for attention, Curley's jealousy causes all the hands to stay away from her.
America is the land of opportunity. Registered in England and Wales, Company No. The fact that she, another powerless person, wields such power over him demonstrates how defenseless he is in this society. Curley gon'ta wanta get 'im lynched. Teaching Buddy Trading As Online Teaching Resources Limited.
Download this Storyboard as an Image Pack or a Presentation Image Pack Each cell in your storyboard will be exported as a standalone image in a zip file. Loneliness at home And it's not just the workers - most of the characters in Of Mice and Men exhibit signs of desperate isolation, including those who can be said to have settled into a permanent situation. Before technology created farm machinery, humans had to do a lot of the farm work by hand. Although Lennie is the main murderer; he is not the only one. Without dreams and goals, life is an endless stream of days that have little connection or meaning.
Works with Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, and Google Slides. Candy is unfortunate because he lost his hand working on the ranch. In this letter Bill Tenner has achieved some of the immortality the other men cannot imagine for themselves. This dream, of course, does not come to fruition, and indeed Steinbeck seems to have designed his bleak world to preclude the possibility of escape from the cycles of loneliness and hollow companionship whether found in drink, in prostitutes, in gambling that come with financial hardship and dislocation. They all fight against their isolation in whatever way they can.