Did Lennie kill the puppy?
Lennie accidentally kills his puppy, probably by squeezing him or hitting him too hard. He is afraid that when George sees he killed his puppy, George will not let him tend the rabbits on the farm they have dreamed about owning. So, he tries to hide the body of the puppy only to have it discovered by Curley’s wife.
Why did Curley’s wife yell at Lennie?
Why did Curley’s wife come to see Lennie? he gets a little to rough and when Curley’s wife starts to struggle, he gets confused and hold even tighter. When she starts to yell, Lennie think George will hear and will be mad that he is communicating with the woman, so he covers her mouth.
Why did they kill Candy’s dog?
Carlson shoots Candy’s dog because it is old, sick, and no longer able to work as a sheep dog. The shooting of Candy’s dog is also framed as a merciful act intended to prevent the dog’s suffering, which foreshadows George’s decision to shoot Lennie rather than let him be imprisoned or tortured by Curley.
What did George tell the boss was wrong with Lennie?
What lie does George tell the boss so that he and Lennie won’t get fired? He lies and tells the boss that Lennie is his cousin and Lennie is not bright because he was kicked in the head by a horse.
Who stays with Curley’s wife?
Curley is planning to shoot Lennie in the stomach. Who stays with Curley’s wife as the others go off in pursuit of Lennie? Candy stays with Curley’s wife.
Why is Lennie angry at the dead puppy?
Lennie gets upset and angry at his dead puppy because he thinks that when George finds out that George won’t let Lennie tend to the rabbits anymore. Lennie becomes angry at Curley’s wife because she keeps screaming and yelling and Lennie thinks George will hear and check on him.
Why does the boss think George is traveling with Lennie?
Because George does not allow Lennie to speak, the boss becomes suspicious of George’s motives and questions George openly. Once George tells the boss that Lennie “was kicked in the head by a horse when he was a kid” and is his cousin, the boss becomes more sympathetic to George’s control of the situation.
Why did George want Lennie to keep his mouth shut while they talked to the boss?
George and Lennie arrive at the ranch looking for work. Before they meet with the boss, George tells Lennie to keep quiet and let him do the talking. If Lennie opens his mouth, the boss is liable to think he’s not all there and so won’t hire him—or George, for that matter.
What is crooks afraid of?
Fear, Crooks like most of the other characters in the book has a fear of being lonely his whole life. Another reason for Crooks’s fears is that he is black, knowing what people think of his he is afraid to take risk and is always unsure of what to do around the others.
Where did Lennie go right after he killed Curley’s wife?
After accidentally killing Curley’s wife, Lennie hides in the bushes near his and George’s old campsite. George told him to go there if he ever got…
Did Lennie kill Curley’s wife?
Lennie kills Curley’s wife because of his inability to control his own strength and emotions. The more Curley’s wife struggles and yells, the angrier and more scared Lennie becomes, leading him to shake her harder until “she was still, for [he] had broken her neck.”
What does Lennie do after he kills Curley’s wife?
Where does Lennie go right after he kills Curley’s wife? Lennie ran to go hide in the brush by the river, where George told him to. 6.
Why does George not want Lennie to talk to the boss when they arrive at the new ranch?
He likes to pet soft things. Why does George order Lennie not to talk when they get to the ranch? George says that if the boss hears Lennie talk before he sees Lennie work, the two men won’t have a chance of getting the job. He wanted to pet the dress but she thought he was attacking her.
What did Candy’s dog symbolize?
In the world Of Mice and Men describes, Candy’s dog represents the fate awaiting anyone who has outlived his or her purpose. Although Carlson promises to kill the dog painlessly, his insistence that the old animal must die supports a cruel natural law that the strong will dispose of the weak.
What is Lennie’s greatest fear?
Lennie’s fear is that if George sees that, he killed the puppy, then he won’t let him tend the rabbits. What is Lennie’s fear? That she could’ve been a star and she could be living a life of fame. She also reveals that she does not like Curley, he isn’t a nice guy.
What was Candy’s greatest fear after Curley’s wife died?
Candy’s ‘greatest fear’ (chapter 5) is losing the chance to live with George and Lennie on their own ranch.