He loves how gullible and naive Lennie is. 9. 6. He is willing to put up several hundred dollars he had saved. Asked by Aine A #454910 on 8/26/2015 7:21 PM Last updated by jill d #170087 on 8/26/2015 7:54 PM Answers 1 Add Yours. What does Lennie do at the beginning of Chapter 5? 2. Earlier in the novel, what foreshadows the final events between Lennie and George? 3. Their conversation takes an unsettling turn as Crooks teases Lennie about his lack of self-reliance; he tauntingly asks Lennie what he would do if George were injured. Why do you think Crooks does this? Lennie's disarming smile finally warms Crooks, and he lets Lennie stay and talk. What is his reaction? Asked by Wiki User. Answered by … Then Crooks teases Lennie about what would happen to him if George did leave him-'They'll take ta to the booby hatch. Why do you think George shoots Lennie? What is Candy’s greatest fear? Chapter 5 1. Curley's Wife "Le's say he wants to come back and can't. He loves how gullible and naive Lennie is. When it comes to killing Candy's dog, who sides with Carson? Does he seem to benefit from the relationship in any way? Why did Curley's wife come to see Lennie? Wiki User Answered . 5. Top Answer. George in the end is still looking out for Lennie. stays with , ... the ranch for a long time are alone. Crooks pressed forward some kind of private victory.' What does Curley's wife mean by that? Crooks seems very lonely, but is still quite guarded around his visitors. He is lonely and curious. Why do you think Crooks does this? 7. 9. What does Crooks want when he believes there might really be land? They are best friends but complete opposites. What potential instances of foreshadowing can you find in Chapter 1? He thinks he's a good guy and trusts him. Why do you think George makes it a point to be sure Lennie understands this? • Would Candy have agreed to let Crooks live on the farm or not? -Candy didn't go into town with the rest of the men because he was still sorry for his dog killed by Carlson, and planning the money to buy a house for Lennie and George's dreams that they told him. What does his behavior reveal about the social hierarchy on the ranch? Think I don't like to talk to somebody ever' once in a while? How does Crooks truly feel about Lennie and Candy's visit? Why do you think George stays with Lennie? Why does George decide to stay with Lennie? George doesn’t believe the water is good to drink. Learn about the other characters on the ranch and how they all long for friendship. It's because he was white. Why do you think he seems to enjoy scaring Lennie? The water that Lennie is drinking looks a bit scummy. 17 18 19. 5. Why do you think he seems to enjoy scaring Lennie? What has George told Lennie that he always remembers, even when Lennie forgets everything else? Although he acts as if he is bothered by their visit, he seems to appreciate the company. How does Crooks truly feel about Lennie and Candy's visit? Part 5 Examples/Quotes: • Curley's wife tries repeatedly to assure Lennie that it's okay for him to talk to her. Crooks seems very lonely, but is still quite guarded around his visitors. Although he acts as if he is bothered by their visit, he seems to appreciate the company. Crooks teases Lennie about his lack of self-reliance; he tauntingly asks Lennie what he would do if George were injured. •Why do you think Crooks volunteers to work for free? When Crooks tells Lennie about his problems, and Lennie does not listen to him, Crooks realises why george takes Lennie around with him. 3. It also gives Crooks a taste of power. However, George stays with Lennie because he feels obligated to look after him, because he knows that Lennie needs him, and because the life of … What is his reply at first? When Lennie visits him in the stable, Crooks realizes that Lennie does not understand much, so for a moment he enjoys having a certain intellectual superiority over Lennie. What is Curley's wife's reaction to the dream of the farm with rabbits? Why do you think he reacted in this way? Lennie tells Crooks about the land. Lennie treats George like a father and George needs Lennie as a companion. In fact, he has had no visitors from the other men. George and Lennie are partners, that they look out for each other, and that Lennie has gotten into trouble before. Lennie is “smiling with delight” as he dreams about the future farm, ignorant that his mental handicap has attracted Curley’s humiliated anger. Why does Crooks reduce "himself to nothing" after Curley's wife talks to him? Home Of Mice and Men Q & A why does crooks speak to lennie ... Of Mice and Men why does crooks speak to lennie about things that he knows lennie does not unberstand? Why does crooks first ridicule George and lennies plan to get their own farm? Crooks only stops when he realises that Lennie could be dangerous if angered. Why do you think that Crooks changes his mind about the ranch after George comes back? 4) Why does Curley attack Lennie? What does Curley's wife threaten to do to Crooks? Slim tries to understand George and Lennie's situation . 8. S'pose he gets killed or hurt so he can't come back." How can you argue that the dream that George and Lennie shared was an important part of their relationship????? Crooks teasing Lennie "They left all the weak ones here." Foreshadowing, the literary device used to hint an event.Foreshadowing is used in the title of the book using allusion, Lennie’s obsession with 6. At one point George imagines what life would be like without Lennie. Why do you think he stays with Lennie instead of going on alone? What is your opinion of Curly’s wife? Lennie is one of the few people that Crooks has power over. Crooks is really just posing a hypothetical question--what if George doesn't come back?--perhaps thinking that Lennie will be able to sympathize with Crooks' position of being all alone. In what ways does … Discuss how a character in the novella struggles to free himself or herself from the power of others or seeks to gain power over others. Source(s) 'Of Mice and Men' - J Steinbeck His sour attitude remains, however, as he tells Lennie … when he was still picking on lennie years earlier he told lennie to go jump in a river and lennie did and he almost died. Kills his puppy. Asked by chris c #602119 on 4/25/2018 2:22 AM Last updated by Aslan on 4/25/2018 2:23 AM Answers 1 Add Yours. Readers first hear of George and Lennie’s farm when George and Lennie arrive in Salinas and spend the night in the woods by the river before starting work at the new ranch. 4. He is not the descendent of slaves, he tells Lennie, but of landowners. Why do you think crooks teased Lennie? When Lennie broke Curley's hand in section 3 Of Mice and Men novel, the people were bringing Curley's left broken hand to Soledad for a doctor. Her self-centered and aggressive husband does not fill this need. Although he acts as if he is bothered by their visit, he seems to appreciate the company. Interestingly, only Lennie, the flawed human, does not see the color of Crooks' skin. Why? Why did Crooks change his mind about the farm after Curley's wife left? Crooks also prods Lennie about his relationship with George and scares Lennie by suggesting that George might not come back. With some difficulty, Crooks calms Lennie down and takes on a kindlier demeanor. Lennie was one of the first people to visit him. He tells him to hide in a bush by the river where they stayed the night. At one point in the story, George imagines what his life would be like without Lennie. Why does Lennie wander into Crook's room? 6. What reasons does George have for waiting until the next morning to go to the ranch where they will work? Answer . 2. Their friendship reaches its ultimate test, when George has to choose whether or not to shoot Lennie, as self-sacrifice. 5. Asked by Dom P #711663 on 11/2/2017 12:43 PM How and why does Lennie kill Curley’s wife? What role does Candy play in helping George and Lennie try to buy land? What happened to Lennie's puppy? After arguing about the challenges that Lennie brings into George’s life, George begins to feel bad, and Lennie senses his advantage and immediately asks George to tell him about their dream farm. It also gives Crooks a taste of power. but george saved him. Think I like to stick in that house alla time?" What makes the men think that Lennie is armed? Why does George say that they can’t let Lennie escape to live on his own? George was upset that he was in there so he knew he wouldn't be wanted . George comes to find Lennie and is angry with him for being in Crooks’ room and for discussing the farm. Crooks teases Lennie about George leaving him. Why is Crooks so lonely? Why do you think George tells Slim about what happened in Weed? Chapter 2 1. all those above answers are true. When George and Lennie approach the river, why does George warn Lennie not to drink too much water? George makes it a point to make Lennie understand this because he knows Lennie might get in trouble, and he doesn't want him to get hurt or killed. 2. Lennie may not be able to remember everything, but the rabbits never leave his mind. How did it change throughout the book? Why has Lennie come out to talk to Crooks? With some difficulty, Crooks calms Lennie down and takes on a kindlier demeanor. but something happened that is mentioned in the book that made george feel so guilty that he felt obligated to lennie. Like most of the characters in the book, she also feels a need for companionship. What does she end up telling him about herself? What does Curley’s wife say she could have done instead of marrying Curley? The book follows two migrant workers, George and Lennie, while they are working on a ranch in California, during The Great Depression.During the book George and Lennie meet five other characters; Slim, Candy, Crooks, Curley, and Curley’s nameless wife. George and Lennie are obviously the protagonists in the novel, not Crooks. Why does Crooks doubt George, Lennie, and Candy’s goal of acquiring land? 6. 4. 5. why does crooks speak to lennie about things that he knows lennie does not unberstand? Unable to think hypothetically, Lennie thinks that George is actually under threat. Crooks also has pride. However, everything that George does for Lennie is in Lennie’s best interest. In several places in the story, Steinbeck shows Crook's dignity and pride when he draws himself up and will not "accept charity" from anyone. Why does George stay with Lennie in the novel Of Mice and Men? The main characters in Of Mice and Men are George and Lennie. 8. Unable to think hypothetically, Lennie thinks that George is actually under threat. 7. I think this is why they work so well together; it is because they need each other. During their conversation, Lennie reveals the secret about the farm, which Crooks initially thinks Lennie is making up. 2011-12-14 01:34:01 2011-12-14 01:34:01. Crooks is there, mainly for the themes in Of Mice and Men. Immediately, Steinbeck portrays the essence of George and Lennie's relationship through this first quote about the men: that this relationship had a hierarchy; it was a leader-and-follower relationship, with one member guiding the other. 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