What does Crook say to Lennie about loneliness?
What does Crooks say to Lennie about loneliness? Crooks tells Lennie that he experienced loneliness as a child due to his race and was often not allowed to play with neighborhood kids. He says to Lennie that “George can tell you screwy things, and it don’t matter,” (pg. 71).
Is George and Lennie dream realistic?
In John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men, George and Lennie’s dream of owning their own place is not realistic, but a wishful hope for the future. George and Lennie had saved some money, but had not done any real planning except dreaming about what the place would look like and how they would love their own land.
What is wrong with Candy’s dog?
The dog is old, arthritic and the smell probably comes from the fact that the dog’s kidneys are slowly failing. Candy said he just didn’t notice the smell because the dog had been with him so long. Eventually, Candy allows Carlson to shoot his old dog to “put him out of his misery’.
Why does candy want to kill his dog?
Carlson shoots Candy’s dog because it is old, sick, and no longer able to work as a sheep dog. The shooting of Candy’s dog is also framed as a merciful act intended to prevent the dog’s suffering, which foreshadows George’s decision to shoot Lennie rather than let him be imprisoned or tortured by Curley.
Why does crooks not want Lennie in his room?
Crooks doesn’t want Lennie in his room because it is the one space he has that is his–he’s “lord” of his humble abode in the barn. However, when Crooks realizes that Lennie is someone he can talk to–a pleasure unknown to Crooks–he allows Lennie to enter.
What did George say to Lennie before he shot him?
He tells the whole story to Lennie again — how they will live, what it will be like. Then he kills Lennie. So George tells him the story of the dream and that makes it so that Lennie dies happy. He is thinking about their dream life and George shoots him — Lennie never knows that he’s about to die.
What were George’s last words to Lennie?
“No, Lennie. I ain’t mad. I never been mad, an’ I ain’t now. That’s a thing I want ya to know.”