Short Answer Study Guide Questions-Of Mice and Men Chapter 3

Slim says it’s funny how George and Lennie go around together. What’s George’s answer? George answers defensively,” what’s funny about that?” George believes there is nothing wrong traveling with Lennie.
Identify Candy Candy is a tall, stoop-shouldered old man who cleans the bunkhouse. He is afraid of losing his job because his help might be not needed anymore. He wants to be a part of the dream. Has only one hand.
What did Carlson do with his luger? Why? Carlson killed Candy’s dog because the dog smelt bad and that was annoying him.
What card game does George play? Solitaire/euchre
Describe Curly’s Wife. She is a possession. Curly is lonely, she doesn’t get attention from Curly. No one talks to her because they are scared of Curly. she loves getting attention and wants power. She’s pretty, simple, and her face sweet and young.
What’s the problem about her? She is a jail bait set on the trigger.Lennie is attracted to her. George is afraid if he gets to attracted to her something bad(sexual assault) might happen.
What will Lennie’s job be when he and George get their land? Lennie’s job will be to tend the rabbits and feed them alfalfa.
What does Candy want when he hears about George’s and Lennie’s plan? What is he willing to contribute? Candy wants to be a part of George’s and Lennie’s plan, He wants to live there so he can be somewhat useful. He contributes 350 dollars, willing to cook, tend the chickens, and hoes the garden.
Why did Curly fight with Lennie? What happened? Curly asked Slim where his wife was and slim didn’t want anything to do with her. Carlson attacked curly with words and Candy joined. Lennie was smiling at the thought of the ranch and Curly thought Lennie was laughing at him so Curly started to attack Lennie. That’s why the fight happened.

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