Of Mice and Men Character Charts Flashcard Example #1905

PA: physically small with very sharp features
P,A,B: quiet, intelligent man who takes care of Lennie
RWO: protective of Lennie
PA: huge and lumbering
P,A,B: mentally challenged man who likes to pet soft things
RWO: trusts George unconditionally
PA: tall, stoop-shouldered old man, missing his right hand
P,A,B: old swamper who knows his days on the ranch are numbered
RWO: wants to join George and Lennie’s dream
PA: a “thin young man with a brown face (tan), with brown eyes and a head of tightly curled hair.
P,A,B: ranch owner’s son and former boxer
RWO: antagonistic towards all the other characters
PA: Slim is tall, ageless. He wears a Stetson and walks with authority
P,A,B: compassionate and kind ranch hand
RWO: respected by all others
PA: black, lean face, and crooked back
P,A,B: isolated from others b/c of his race
RWO: does not talk with others
PA: powerful, big stomached man
P,A,B: insensitive ranch hand
RWO: kills Candy’s dog b/c of its age
Curley’s Wife
PA: she wears too much makeup, with red fingernails and red shoes with ostrich feathers
P,A,B: bored and lonely housewife; dreamed of being a movie star
RWO: flirtatious with the men on the ranch

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