Section 3 Summary and Questions

It’s the end of the day and George and Slim are back in the bunkhouse. We learn that Slim has given one of the pups to Lennie. George tries to explain to Slim that Lennie is “dumb as hell” but that he isn’t cruel or mean. Slim says that the friendship between George and LennieContinue reading “Section 3 Summary and Questions”

Of Mice and Men Section 2

The next day the narration continues as the men are shown to their new bunk house of the farm by a swamper named Candy. Candy is old and frail and has only one arm. Candy has a dog who is also very old and almost blind. Candy tells the men that the boss was ‘soreContinue reading “Of Mice and Men Section 2”

Of Mice and Men Section 1

The story opens with a vivid description of the landscape of rural California in a place called Soledad. Two men come walking down a path in single file with one leading the other. When the first man stops, the second man runs into him as he is slow to stop. It is clear from theContinue reading “Of Mice and Men Section 1”