Common questions

What is Lennie laughing at?

What is Lennie laughing at?

He thinks Lennie’s laughing at him because of Carlson saying he would kick Curley’s head in. They fight; Curley starts out by punching Lennie’s face, but then Lennie crushes every bone in Curley’s hand.

How does slim speak and act towards George and Lennie?

When George first meets Slim, George tells him about Lennie’s troubles in Weed. George senses in Slim a person of intelligence and empathy who will not be mean to Lennie, make fun of him, or take advantage of him. Slim is the only one on the ranch who appreciates the difficulty of George’s position.

What does Lennie try to sneak by George and slim?

Lennie shows himself to be “a childlike man” when he tries to sneak a pup that Slim has given him into his bunk. He holds the pup close to his chest, hiding him and thinking that he is being covert in the process.

What does Slim do to comfort George?

After George kills Lennie, Slim treats him in a very understanding way. He tells George that he knows that George did what he had to do. It is clear that he knows what really happened, but he is still kind to George. The reason for this is that Slim is a very decent man.

What does Lennie want George to ask slim What is Slim’s reply what do Slim and George warn Lennie not to do too often?

Lennie grows very excited about the prospect of owning one of Slim’s puppies, and he begs George to ask Slim if it would be ok if he could have one. George reluctantly agrees, but does so knowing how important it is to Lennie.

What did Slim say to George about Lennie?

Slim knows that Lennie didn’t really rape the girl or even sexually attack her. His response after questioning George was; “He ain’t mean,” said Slim. “I can tell a mean guy a mile off.” ‘Jump in.’ An’ he jumps. Couldn’t swim a stroke. He damn near drowned

Why did George promise Lennie a puppy in of mice and men?

Early in the novella, George promises Lennie that he will get him a puppy if he gets the chance, saying the puppy would be “better than mice.” So, when Lennie and George overhear Slim talking about his dog’s new litter, Lennie immediately perks up and excitedly asks George to talk to Slim about giving him a “brown and white one.”

Who is Lennie talking to in Chapter 6?

Summary and Analysis Chapter 6. Lennie is by the deep pool of the Salinas River, waiting for George. He talks to himself, repeating that George will be mad and give him hell. From his memory, he creates his Aunt Clara, who stares disapprovingly and scolds him because once again he did not listen to George.

What does George tell Slim happened in Weed?

What does George tell Slim happened in Weed Lennie tried to pet a girl’s dress because he thought it was soft; she screamed, so he grabbed her dress harder; when she got away, she claimed Lennie raped her. 9. What sneaky thing does Lennie try to do 10. What game has the other guys been playing while George and Slim talk 11.

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