Of Mice and Men

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Of Mice and Men

  1. 1. Of Mice and Men Quotes Theme: Class Conflict By:   Chase Anderson, Alex Adranly, Maya Ephrem, Johanna Flashman, Kayley Wong, and Xavier Cruz
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>  “ We could just as well of rode clear to the ranch in that bastard bus driver knew what he was talkin’ about.” (4) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  “‘ Give it here!’ said George. ‘Aw, leave me have it, George.’ ‘Give it here!’ Lennie’s closed hand slowly obeyed…. ‘Well you ain’t petting no mice while you walk with me.’” (5-6) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> “‘ Sure we are, if you gather up some dead willow sticks. I got three cans of beans in my bindle. You get a fire ready. I’ll give you a match when you get the sticks together. Then we’ll heat the beans and have supper.’” (8) </li></ul></ul>Chapter One
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>&quot;He wore blue trousers, a flannel shirt, a black, unbuttoned vest and a black coat.  His thumbs were stuck in his belt, on each side of a square steel buckle.  On his head was a spoiled brown  Stetson hat, and he wore high-heeled boots and spurs to prove he was not a laboring man.&quot; (Steinbeck, 19) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;By Christ, he's gotta talk when he's spoken to.&quot;(Steinbeck, 24) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;She wore a cotton house dress and red mules, on the insteps of which were little bouquets of red ostrich feathers.&quot; (Steinbeck, 29)  </li></ul></ul>Chapter Two
  4. 4. Chapter Three <ul><ul><li>&quot;If I was bright, if I was even a little bit smart, I'd have my own little place, an' I'd bringin' in my own crops, 'stead of doin' all the work and not getting what comes up outta the ground.&quot; (Steinbeck, 37) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Curley burst into the room excitedly. 'Any you guys seen my wife?' he demanded. 'She ain't been here,' said Whit. Curley looked threateningly about the room. 'Where the hell's Slim?'&quot; (Steinbeck, 51) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Curley stepped over to Lennie like a terrier. 'What the hell you laughin' at?' Lennie looked blankly at him. 'Huh?' Then Curley's rage exploded. 'Come on ya big bastard.'&quot; (Steinbeck, 59) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Chapter Four <ul><ul><li>&quot;I didn't mean to scare you. He'll come back. I was talkin' about myself. A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Why ain't you wanted?&quot; Lennie asked. &quot;Cause I'm black.&quot; (Steinbeck, 65)  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>guy sets alone out here at night, maybe readin' books or thinkin' or stuff like that. Sometimes he gets thinkin', an' he got nothing to tell him what's o an' what ain't so.&quot; (Steinbeck, 69) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Listen, Nigger,&quot; she said. &quot;You know what I can do to you if you open your trap?&quot; Crooks stared hopelessly at her, and then he sat down on his bunk and drew into himself. She closed on him. &quot;You know what I could do?&quot; Crooks seemed to grow smaller, and he pressed himself against the wall. &quot;Yes, ma'am.&quot; (Steinbeck, 76) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Chapter Five <ul><ul><li>&quot;George says I ain't to have nothing to do with you-- talk to you or nothing.&quot; (Steinbeck, 86) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  &quot;She laughed. 'George giving you orders about everything?'...'Says i can't tend no rabbits if i talk to you or anything.'&quot; (Steinbeck, 86) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  &quot;We oughtta let 'im get away. You dont know that Curley. Curley gon'ta wanta get 'im lynched. Curley'll get 'im killed.&quot; (Steinbeck, 94) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Chapter Six <ul><ul><li>&quot;A water snake glided smoothly up the pool.&quot; (Steinbeck, 99) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  &quot;Lennie came quietly to the pool's edge. He knelt down and drank, barely thouching his lips to the water. When a little bird skittered over the dry leqaves behind him, his head jerked up and he strained toward the sound with his eyes and ears until he saw the bird, and then he dropped his head and drank again.&quot;(Steinbeck, 100) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Tend rabbits,&quot; it said scornfully. &quot;You crazy bastard. You ain't fit to lick the boots of no rabbit. you'd forget 'em and let 'em go hungry. that's what you'd do. An' then what would George think.&quot; (Steinbeck, 102) </li></ul></ul>

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