Of Mice and Men: Chapter 2 Flashcard Example #78870

According to the old man, why was the boss mad at George and Lennie?
because he was expection them and they never came for work.
What does George find in the box by his bed and what does he assume?
small yellow can. he assumes that the bed is filthy with lice and roaches.
Describe the “stable buck.” Wha physical attributes does he have? What does the boss use him for?
Black, crooked back, he gets beaten up by the boss.
describe the fight between the “stable buck” and Smitty.
Smitty started the fight, but the rest of the guys wouldn’t let Smitty use his legs because of Crooks’ bad back. Crooks beat him up and Smitty just made excuses why he didn’t win.
What is Lennie’s last name?
Small
What does the boss suspect George of doing to Lennie? What makes him think this?
The boss thinks that George is taking Lennie’s money (selling him out). He thinks this because George won’t let Lennie talk.
What reason does George give for taking care of Lennie?
He lies and says they’re cousins and that he promised his “old lady” that he would look after him.
What is George’s last name?
Milton
Who is Curley?
The boss’s son, thin, brown eyes, tightly curled hair, 1 work glove, high-heeled boots
What does the swamper tell George about Curley’s left hand?
He keeps a glove full of Vaseline on it to keep it “soft” for his new wife.
Describe Curley’s wife
gives people the eye, pretty
Describe Slim. What is his job on the ranch? What are some of his character traits?
jerkline skinner, work with mules, nice
What did Slim do to four of his pups? Why?
Drowned them
What does Lennie want George to ask Slim?
wanted to ask Slim if he had a brown or white dog.

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