all lennie wanted was the rabbits. Lennie is not by nature a violent person, but it becomes obvious that once he loses control, he can be violent. It is Justified. Crooks is the kind of guy that doesn't believe in dreams because he thinks they're crazy and when he hears of their dream about owning a ranch he says that during his life he has saw many people who haven't established their dream of owning land. 5. So George tells him the story of the dream and that makes it so that Lennie dies happy. He liked Curley's wife because he calls her good looking. Slim is a nice guy. 2. Many people dreamed for the American dream, especially Curley’s wife. The reactions of Curley and Slim toward the death of Curley's wife were the same. However, her husband Curley sees her as only a possession. In what way is Curley’s wife also a dreamer? The ranch hands lose all respect for Curley because he bullies Lennie & fights him. because they wouldve killed lenny anyways, why does slim treat george the was he does, Slim treats him in a very compassionate way. Describe and explain Lennie’s emotions as he talks in the beginning of the chapter. how do crooks words to lennie about loneliness reinforce the theme of this novel. A man once told her he'd put her in movies, but Curley's wife never heard back from him. This also relates to George and Lennie in Of Mice and Men in the way that they know who each other and accept…, Mice and Men, Candy, Lennie, and Curley’s wife for various reasons different from one another. Curley is the son of the boss. The murder affected george deeply. Yet Candy believes they can make it. what is crooks reaction to the threats of curleys wife, what does curleys wife say is her husbands main topic of conversation, at the end of this chapter, what has candy to make george angry, what does the description of crooks room reveal about its ocupant, While he is a black stable buck, the dictionary, the bible, the lawbook and the glasses show that he can read and has self respect in that he wants to know his rights, and all his possessions show that he is more permanent than the other people on the ranch. But Curly doesn’t support the idea of her dreams of her chance in hollywood, but encourages her to get involved around George and Lennie’s dream. Carlson and Curley are very insensitive. 5. To me, Slim does this because he is the only really decent character in the whole book (outside of Lennie and George). she is pretty but she looks at other men other than Curley. Much of the time, Crooks is alluded to simply as the "stable buck" in the narrative. It does seem probable. 2. Additionally, Crooks is forbidden from most of the places or activities associated with the white men on the ranch; so this is his opportunity to control the situation for once. Curley’s wife is isolated, self absorbed and a dreamer. Why does Curley’s wife confide in Lennie? Crooks tells Lennie, within his speech on loneliness, that having one's one plot of land is an impossible dream and that success is so unlikely there is little point in trying. Is her dream any more realistic than George and Lennie’s? 6. Start studying Of Mice and Men - Part 5. So Candy doesn't really have dreams, and when he hears that they have the money and everything is all set. Slim is respected for his skills on the ranch, good attitude towards everyone, and respectful manner of confidence. In the book, Of Mice and Men, Curley's wife comes into the bunkhouse looking for Curley. what suggests that the dream of the farm is unrealistic, They have no money to get the land and raise it. Curley's wife's dream is to become a movie actress. She is also not allowed to talk to anyone but her husband who spends all of this time in the fields, so she feels like she is living alone all her life. Her dream is to be (in the movies) and "wear nice cloths" and stay in :big hotels" and also to take many "pictures". Curley’s wife is also disappointed because of her failed dream to become a movie star. Her dream is less unlikely to happen since back then, women were treated badly by men so being a women and being Candy can relate to his dogs mangy failing appearance as he can no longer fully use his arm. In what ways is Curley’s wife also a dreamer? ", relate georges description of the farm to a romantic eden. How does she entice Lennie into touching her? Her mother stopped this dream by taking a letter. This shows that the men actually have the items and materials necessary to look there best, how does the account of whiteys quitting contribute to the books mood of alienation. Crooks reluctantly says he was just kidding about joining the small farm. in what part of the country does the novel take place? Only the strong will survive, and the weak will be pushed aside. what happens to curley, He was jeluous of Lennie for being so big so he picks a fight with him but Lennie ends up smashing his hand, what does georges conversation w slim reveal about his past treatment and present feelings towards lennie. as he had just killed his best friend. How does Curley’s wife feel about him? Crooks and Curley's Wife both serve as examples of how people on the farm who are different are disregarded, or looked own on. Curley's wife screams when he touches her hair and he won't let go. She does not have any one to confide in and has been misled in her past. 3. He is afraid, almost terrified, that George will be angry. The Geography Of The Mulatta In Jean Toomer's Cane ', Explain The Relationship Between Curley's Wife A Dreamer In Of Mice And Men. Being Curley's wife, she has also likely noticed that Curley had some problems with his hand. Answered by jack T #413890 on 1/4/2015 10:52 PM I mint to say : what is the nature of his attack Lennie's fight with Curley demonstrates to the ranch hands Curley isn't as tough as he seems. Candy feels that he and his dog are pretty useless. The reactions of Curley and Slim to the death of Curley's wife were the same. 3. Curley's wife notices that Lennie has a bunch of bruises on his face. She dreams of Hollywood, being a star, and living in a fine house. Because when Whitey leaves, it shows that he has no roots. George said Lennie wasn't trying to harm her. what does the desciption of this fight suggest about the nature of violence. what comparisons does candy make between his own condition and his dogs? How does Lennie react to what he has done? He is so lonely that he is willing to let down some of his barriers (at least for a while) in order to talk to someone. How does Curley’s wife feel about Curley? He doesn't understand. time period? how is her nature as a destructive character most clearly revealed. He starts believing in dreams and goals. how does slim react to lennie and george traveling together, He had never seen something like that b/c grown men usually didn't travel together, why do you think george told slim about what happened in weed, trusts him and wants him to be weary of lennie. are you suprised? George's description of the farm emphasizes the imagination of what the farm will look like and what they will grow for crops or raise rabbits for Lennie. 5. She doesn't like him because he doesn't treat her well nor let her talk to anyone. Firstly, it enforces the theme of separation, segregation, and loneliness by drawing another character into a mix of detached characters. significance of slim and carlsons remarks about the dogs. why does george decline whits invitation to the brothel, When Whit invites George to go into town with the group of guys, George comments that he cannot afford to waste his money because he and Lennie are trying to put together a "stake. He "pets" things too hard due to his very strong hands. Curley’s wife is considered a dreamer because she doesn’t dream of owning land as much as George and Lennie, but she dreams of becoming a movie star in Hollywood. Curley doesn’t seem to have any respect for his wife at all, Candy tells George (Steinbeck p30) why Curley wears only one glove on his hand which is soaked in Vaseline so it is kept soft for his wife and George finds this disgusting. 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