Of Mice and Men Questions

What state is “Of Mice and Men” set in ?California
In the beginning Lennie accidently kills what animal ?A Mouse
Why were Lennie and George run out of Weed ?Lennie frightened a girl

What seperates George and Lennie from average workers ?They have companionship and look out for each other
Where does George tell Lennie to hide if he gets in trouble ?Hide in the brush by the river
What does George tell the boss to explain Lennies lower intelligence ?He got kicked in the head by a horse
What kind of pet did Candy own from birth ?A dog
Why doesnt Curley have to worry about being fired ?Hes the bosss son
What is George and Lennies big dream ?To take over the ranch
Who is Curly constantly looking for ?His wife
What animal does Slim give Lennie ?A Puppy
Who does George first tell the real reason they were chased out of Weed ?Slim
What is the mood in the bunkhouse before Candys dog is shot ?Tense
What literary devise is being used right before Candys dog is shot ?personification
Who did George and Lennie bring into their plan for the farm ?Candy
“When they can me here I wisht somebodyd shoot me ….Who said this ?Candy
What excuse is made for Curleys hand being broken ?He got it caught in a machine
Who is the only character to really make an attempt to befriend Crooks ?Lennie
Why is Crooks always so pessimistic ?He is always being left out by the other men
Who said this ? ” I seen hundreds of men come by on the road an on the ranches, with their bindles on their back an that same damn thing in their heads …..Crooks
What did Curleys wife dream about before she married him ?Being a movie star
Besides a rabbit, what does Lennie think he sees while hes in his hiding spot ?Aunt Clara
What weapon does George use to kill Lennie ?Carlsons Luger ( gun )
After George kills Lennie, Who says ” You hadda, George, I swear you hadda. Come on with me. “Slim
After George kills Lennie who makes fun of the situation saying ” Now what the hell ya suppose is eatin them two guys ?”Carlson
Lennie is this Character type.Flat
The Ranch boss is this character type.Round
Identify ” Tell me about the Rabbits”Lennie
Name the literary device. Snorting into the water like a horseSimile
Identify ” … ahuge man, shapless of face, with large,pale eyes,with wire, sloping shoulders, and he walked heavily, dragging his feet a little, the way a bear drags his paws. “Lennie
Identify ” tall, stoop shouldered old man… He pointed with his right arm, and out of the sleeve came a round stick like wrist, but no hand .”Candy
Identify ” She had full, rouged lipsand wide-spaced eyes, heavily made up. Her fingernails were red…”Curleys wife
Identify “…small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features…every part of him was defined : small, strong hands, slender arms, a thin and bony nose. “George
Identify ” A tall man stood in the doorway. He held a crushed Stetson hat under his arm while he combed his long, black, damp hair straight back…There was a gravity in his manner and a quiet so profound that all talk stopped when he spoke…”Slim
(Who is “He” ?) “He glanced coldly at George and then at Lennie.. his hands closed into fists. Well, nex time you answer when youre spoke to.”Curley
(ID the speaker) ” He dont have to have no fun…And he stinks to beat hell. Tell you what. Ill shoot him for you. Then it wont be you that does it.”Carlson
The only women on the ranchCurleys wife
Character who is an outcast because of his raceCrooks
Identify “handy and scrappy ; got his hand caught in a machineCurley
SettingLit. Term.. Where and when the story takes place
ForeshadowingLit. Term.. Authors use of clues to suggest events that have yet to occur
CharacterizationLit. Term.. Descriptions an author uses to reveal an characters personalities and traits
Static CharaterLit. Term.. A Character who does not change in the course of a work; stays the same
ThemeLit Term.. Central message or insite into life revealed by a literary work
Flat CharacterLit Term.. A one-dimentional character
Round CharacterLit Term.. A character who is complex and multi-facteted like a realistic person
SymbolLit Term.. Something that stands for something else
Dynamic CharacterLit Term.. A Character who develops and changed in the course of a story