Slim and the others find him there and Slim comforts him for killing Lennie. But George also realizes that Lennie cannot remember or follow these simple instructions. The next morning arrived as the alarms went off, the sounds of tired men yawning whizzed from bed to bed as the men got up for a hard day of labour. Even though the woman claimed she had been raped, Lennie never hurt her. He was simply unaware of his own strength and had even killed small animals in the past just by lifting and holding them. The girl gets surprised and starts shouting and Lennie gets so shocked that he doesn't know what to do so he keeps holding on to her dress instead of letting go. Candy aspires to reassert his responsibility lost with the death of his dog, and for security for his old age—on George's homestead.
The winds blew with force and a few minutes later Lennie saw George and the men walking back in the distance, George saw Lennie outside the cabin from a far distance and ran towards him. Event 6 Curley's Wife and Lennie meet at a barn and start talking Event 7 Curley sees that someone killed Curley's Wife and suspects Curley. The only way to avoid this was to go on the run so both men set off for the woods to get as far away from the town of weed as possible. You could almost say that the book has hormonal' up's and down's. A 1958, a musical theater adaptation by Ira Bilowit 1925—2016 was produced in New York City.
If i was George, i would feel bad for Lennie because he dosent know any better Comment by seanfl March 28, 2007 I agree with the comments so far and think that Lennie is really a nice guy, just reacts the way he does because he has an disability. Steinbeck also shows us that George sometimes regrets his promise to look after Lennie and his intelligence let him perceive how. He says he thinks he can convince the old people who own the property to sell it to him for four hundred and fifty dollars, which if Lennie and George each put in their fifty dollars, they could have saved by the end of the month. Archived from on October 29, 2013. His poetic style uses a detailed description, effective metaphors, similes and imagery. He killed a ranch foreman. Finally, George gets Lennie to release Curley, and the men all agree that Curley needs to see a doctor.
The different types described are Isolation which means that you are kept separate from others because you have an illness just like being in quarantine. After the accident where he lost his hand, he had been trying to force himself into believing that even though he was old and crippled, he could have a full and productive life. He genuinely loves them, but is unable to handle them gently. He would spend his whole day walking through the fields looking for someone in the wrong for him to pick on. The men agree that after a month of work at this ranch, they will have enough money saved to make a down payment on the house. In fact, George acts as a parent toward Lennie: He treats Lennie as one would treat a child, he laughs a great deal at Lennie's words, and because he knows how much Lennie likes soft things, he promises to try to get Lennie a puppy and to let him care for the rabbits when they finally get their own ranch. However, a newspaper strike negatively affected the production and it closed after six weeks.
Upon Lennie letting go, the girl reports Lennie and says that she was raped. In March 1975, the Tameside council. Slim and George talk about Lennie, and George confesses some things to him. I swear you hadda, Come on with me. The poem is depicting perfectly the idea of carefully prepared plans that people or animals make often don't work out. We already know from what we have previously read in the novel that Weed is a place where George and Lennie used to work. I am a big fan of this relationship so hopefully they get back together in the coming episodes.
The fact that George has repeated his instructions many times, the fact that he scolds Lennie for doing things like petting the dead mouse or drinking the untested water that could hurt him, and most importantly, the fact that George retells the story of their shared dream indicate the close relationship the two men have. She uses her power to flirt with other ranch hands to make her husband jealous even though she was in ingenuous person. The novella is based around two average male itinerant workers who desire to fulfil the so called American dream. The woman accused Lennie of attempting to rape her and George and Lennie had to run for their lives out of town. George knew if they had found him, they would either hang him or sent him to a mental institution. They had to leave a town called Weed because Lennie … touched a girl's dress and she claimed that he raped her. The opening pages establish a sense of purity and perfection that the world, which will prove to be cruel and predatory, cannot sustain.
Despite the need for companionship, Steinbeck emphasizes how loneliness is sustained through the barriers established from acting inhuman to one another. Candy's sheepdog: Candy has had his sheepdog since it was a pup. Slim is respected for his skills on the ranch, good attitude towards everyone, and respectful manner of confidence. John Steinbeck was born on February 27th, 1902 in Salinas, California. Curley is very eager to kill Lennie to avenge his hand. George throws it across the river. Lennie entered the cabin and went straight to his bunk where he sat up waiting for George.
George tells Slim that Lennie, in Weed, saw a girl in a red dress and because Lennie … likes to touch things he likes or soft things he touched the girl's dress. He tells Lennie the story of the dream and then shoots him in the back of the head. The life of a ranch-hand, according to George, is one of the loneliest in the world, and most men working on ranches have no one to look out for them. After a few awkward moments of silence, the men hear a shot ring out, and Candy turns his face to the wall. Steinbeck wanted to write a novel that could be played from its lines, or a play that could be read like a novel.
Of Mice and Men has been proposed for censorship 54 times since it was published in 1936. Mice: Lennie loves to pet soft things. But I feel bad because Lennie felt the girls dress but he only did it because he likes the texture. At one point, Curley loses his temper after he sees Lennie appear to laugh at him, and ends up with his hand horribly damaged after Lennie fights back against him. He is mentally disabled but no-one knows why. Responders can relate to the book which makes it such a great novel to read. I worked in the same country that the story is laid in.