Another thing that she said in that quote is that she dose not like Curley. When George and Lennie meet her for the first time George tells Lennie to stay away from her because he believes that she is bad news and Lennie should not get involved with her. When Steinbeck describes her in the book he describes her in a
For example, when Mr. Warren was being humiliated, disrespected, and taken advantage of, Pentecost didn’t do anything about it; instead he just stood there, and let it happen. Calling someone courageous also requires them to be defensive in what they think is right and risk being humiliated by their peers. “I- well, I looked away. I was fifteen. I didn’t want to be called a do-gooder.
Passage Analyzed: Part _2__, Page __39-40__ Begins “It wasn’t nothing…” and ends with “hardly ever a nice fella…” DIDLS Overview: D: denotative and informal language conveying how George is arguing with Slim about Lennie. I: “seems kinda funny why you are traveling with a cukoo like him” shows how Slim doesn’t understand why George is doing this, and goes to show what he thinks of the “cukoo,” Lennie. D: “He ain’t no cukoo” conveys how George feels about Lennie. Yes he is very stupid, but George won’t let anyone say anything rude about his friend like that because even though he is dumb, he can’t help it. L: George uses restatement a lot to try and get his point across to Slim about how great Lennie is even thought he is dumb, because George loves him so much.
Candy explains this by saying that Curly is “like a lot of little guys. He hates big guys…he’s mad at ‘em because he ain’t a big guy,” (Steinbeck, Page 26). He is unable to seek reassurance from the other men on the ranch because they are, in a way, afraid of him because of the power he holds over them by being the boss’s son. Curly is lonely as he cannot socialize with the men in a carefree way, nor can he be entirely comfortable with his wife, who was never truly in love with him. However, the reader is never asked to sympathize with Curly, nor does the author ever portray his disappointment in a straightforward way, opting instead to make him angry and confrontational to show that
Once he even took advantage of Lennie for his own entertainment. He was on the bank of a river with some of his friends telling them that Lennie would do whatever he told him to do. Well, he knew that Lennie could not swim, but he told him to jump into a river anyways. Lennie listened to him out of trust and almost drowned from it. What did George learn form this incident?
A gutless fucking wonder!’ When Blacky explains to his father about the storm, Bob insults him rather than swallow his pride and takes his son’s advice on board. The relationship that is shared between Blacky and his father has negatively impacted Blacky’s self-esteem so much that it has led to him not having faith in his own father and to expect no support. During the novel, the desertion that Bob shows toward his son leads Blacky to be more independent, and he learns to expect no support from his father, as he cannot rely on Bob to look after him. The grand final, and Dumby Red’s funeral are examples of when Gary seeks his father’s input,
Discuss, with quotations and close reference, how Steinbeck uses language, both spoken and descriptive, to create a variety of effects in “Of Mice and Men”. 5. Should one feel sympathy for Curley? In Curley, Steinbeck has painted a picture of a thoroughly unpleasant young man. Argue a case, using three (3 ) points, to show that it is possible for the reader to feel sorry for Curley, while still acknowledging his many faults.
Unfortunately, Doodle was no match for his brother’s aggressive and selfish actions. In the end, Brother’s pride is to blame for Doodle’s untimely death. Brother’s pride was responsible for his opinion of Doodle. At times, Brother was kind and loving to Doodle, but the reader soon realizes that the narrator was mostly harsh and cruel to his brother. In the beginning of the story, Brother recounts the day Doodle was born, saying that he was a disappointment as soon as he entered the world.
Truman should leave, not even finishing the movie, previewing just a little portion of it shows you how wrong it is to have set up events and conversations just to see his reaction. It took all Truman's courage and bravery to sail out on the ocean, and when he finally had the chance he Left he deserved it, he needed a “real life,” he never agreed to his life in Seahaven, so why stay? (8) The overall message of this film was deceit and lies but it also had a glimpse of escaping stereotypes and not to be who everyone expects you to be but be the person you are, Truman didn't know the whole world was watching and judging so he showed the audience his true human interactions. (1) ChristofDuring the 30th year of the show, not knowingly it was the last year. Truman notices certain aspects of his
Peter shows how he hates work, so the key to his happiness is just not going. Although he Peter was all for his own happiness, Milton began to think in a similar further into the film. This caused the two characters to butt heads. Milton told Peter he would not turn down his radio volume, basically just because it made him happy. A line from Self Reliance by Emerson tells that “their rage is decorous and prudent, for they are timid, as being vulnerable themselves.” Milton’s lack of timidity helped him gain his personal happiness therefore exemplifying transcendentalism.