They believed that black and white people should be separated therefore no one spoke to Crooks unless they had to. He has no understanding over the situation, and drinks just because he's thirsty. Finally, her name also symbolises her loneliness and isolation from society.
Despite himself, Crooks becomes fond of Lennie, Describing crooks the negro stable buck though he derisively claims to have seen countless men following empty dreams of buying their own land, he asks Lennie if he can go with them and hoe in the garden.
Her voice had a nasal, brittle quality. The other characters often look to Slim for advice. This, again, would make reader feel sorry because it shows that Crooks is not familiar to the idea of genuine companionship as he has not had a friend since childhood.
George looked away from her and then back. Almost like in a bully gang and he is the bystander, the watcher, the one who shouts 'Fight, Fight, Fight'! Hell, I seen too many guys. This once more shows his simplicity, and in a more subtle hint that as Slim and George say, he "ain't mean".
Why does Steinbeck use this technique? She may have done her makeup the way she has and wore a lot of red because she is desperate for attention from the workers or her husband. I also think that George gives Lennie some form of independence for Lennie to make his own actions and decisions instead of looking to George.
Only innocent Lennie has a less negative response, "She's perty," for which George hastily reprimands her. They say I stink. Crooks, the black stable hand, reveals an interesting and philosophical attitude to the way he is treated. And women who tried to work were also condemned, as they were seen to be stealing the jobs men were entitled to.
He convinces Candy to put the dog out of its misery. His best friend is a dog, which Carlson takes out and shoots. Why is the stable buck set apart from the other men in chapter 2 of the book 'Of Mice and Men'? They travel in groups for protection. Also, most migrant workers worked alone, but the fact that George and Lennie worked together confused the other characters on the ranch.
Elizabeth, or Beth, as everyone called her, was a rosy, smooth- haired, bright-eyed girl of thirteen, with a shy manner, a timid voice, and a peaceful expression which was seldom disturbed.
His one social outlet is playing horseshoes with the other workers, a game he seems to win a little respect for due to his prowess. Look what I done". She is described in the narrative as a "girl", which suggests her youth and her innocence, which are picked up later when she tells Lennie that a director told her she was "a natural" actor and "soon's he got back to Hollywood he was gonna write to me about it.
This makes us feel sorry for him because we see that the only thing he does is work with hardly any breaks. However his personal inside nature is like the Mouse. A natural trustfulness broke through constantly and every time it did, she got hurt. Furthermore - "" The first man was small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features.
Her fingernails were red. As to her actual sexual life—she has had none except with Curley and there has probably been no consummation there since Curley would not consider her gratification and would probably be suspicious if she had any. We might interpret this unflatteringly and as evidence of her promiscuous status, as she has no reason to be so dressed up on a ranch; equally, as the colour red represents both lust and danger, the latter being apt foreshadowing for later events in the story.
Procedures In connection with the class study of the book, read aloud Chapter Four. Read an in-depth analysis of George. She knows utterly nothing about sex except the mass misinformation girls tell one another. Old Candy was watching her, fascinated.
The boss thinks George must be "takin' his pay" Lennie's because he "never seen one guy take so much trouble for another guy".
His body was bent over to the left by his crooked spine, and his eyes lay deep in his head, and because of their depth seemed to glitter with intensity. You got no rights messing around in here at all. His lean face was lined with deep black wrinkles, and he had thin, pain-tightened lips which were lighter than his face.
Their relationship mirrors George and Lennie's in many respects, such as Candy's had the dog "from a pup".Race in Steinbeck’s Novelette Lifeboat Thomas E. Barden, University of Toledo Abstract Crooks, the stable hand in Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, was the only black charac-ter Steinbeck created who was published.
He created another black character, Joe, terms such as “Bohunk” and “rag-head” in describing fellow crew members, and.
Crooks didn't want him there. has trouble remembering. George met Lennie when Lennie's aunt died. Most students will probably answer "yes. and she said he had raped her. Crooks, the Negro stable buck, had his bunk in the harness room; a little shedthat leaned off the wall of the barn.
On one side of the little room there was asquare four-paned window, and on the other, a narrow plank door leading intothe barn.
Crooks is a stable buck and he has been working in the ranch for a long time. He is a black man therefore in the ranch nobody actually respected him. Everybody in the ranch calls him "Negro" a. ANALYSIS OF THE PRESENTATION OF CROOKS AT THE START OF SECTION 4 Crooks, the Negro stable buck, had his bunk in the harness room; a little shed that leaned off the wall of the barn.
On one side of the little room there was a square four-paned window, and on the other, a narrow plank door leading into the barn. The Essay on Ranch Hand Lennie George Dream to a ranch where they could work as ranch hands.
Major Characters: George Milton: The small, sharp-ranch hand who travels with Lennie, George is a typical, realistic hand who uses his mind to approach future obstacles.Download