Of Mice and Men

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                      Of Mice and Men-By John Steinbeck                         Character chart #1 George Milton  
Physical features
The first man was small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features. Every part of him was defined: small, strong hands, slender arms a thin and bony nose.(Pg-2, Ch.1)  

George’s hand remained outstretched imperiously. Slowly, like a terrier who doesn’t want to bring a ball to its master, Lennie approached, drew back, approached again George snapped his fingers sharply, and at the sound Lennie laid the mouse in his hand. (Pg-9, Ch. 1)  

Words/what he says
“Lennie!” he said sharply. “Lennie, for God’ sakes don’t drink so much.” Lennie continued to snort into the pool. The small man leaned over and shook him by the shoulder. “Lennie. You gonna be sick like you was last night.” (Pg-3, Ch. 1)  

“So you forgot that awready, did you? I gotta tell you again, do I? Jesus Christ, you’re a crazy bastard!” (Pg-4, Ch. 1)  
“O.K.  O.K. I’ll tell ya again, I aint got nothing to do. Might jus’ as well spen’ all my times tellin’ you things and then you forget ’em, and I tell you again.”(Pg-4, Ch. 1) “The hell with the rabbits. That’s all you ever can remember is them rabbits. O.K.! Now you listen this time you got to remember settin’ in that gutter on Howard street and watchin’ that blackboard?” (Pg- 4-5, Ch. 1)  

“You crazy fool. Don’t you think I could see your feet was wet where you went acrost the river to get it?” (Pg-9 Ch. 1) “Blubberin’ like a baby! Jesus Christ! A big guy like you.” (Pg-9 Ch. 1) “Aw, Lennie!”

“I ain’t takin’ it away jus’ for meanness. That mouse ain’t fresh, Lennie; and besides, you’ve broke it pettin’ it. You get another mouse that’s fresh and I’ll let you keep it a little while.” (Pg-9 Ch. 1)  

“Says ‘positively kills lice, roaches and other scourages.’ What the hell kind of bed you giving us, anyways. We don’t want no pants rabbits.” (Pg-18, Ch-2)  
“He can do anything you tell him,” said George. “He’s a good skinner. He can rassel grain bags, drive a cultivator. He can do anything. Just give him a try.” (Pg-22, Ch-2) George broke in loudly, “Oh! I ain’t saying he’s bright. He ain’t. But I say he’s a God damn good worker. He can put up a four hundred pound bale.” (Pg-22, Ch-2)  

“He’s my… cousin. I told his old lady I’d take care of him. He got kicked in the head by a horse when he was a kid. He’s awright. Just ain’t bright. But he can do anything you tell him.” (Pg-22, Ch-2)  

“So you wasn’t gonna say a word. You was gonna leave your big flapper shut and leave me do the talkin’. Damn near lost us the job.”    (Pg-23, Ch-2)                      “Yeah, you forgot. You always forgot, an’ I got to talk you out of it.” (Pg-23, Ch-2)                                         “I don’t like nobody to get nosey.” (Pg-24, Ch-2)                                           

 “Jesus, what a tramp,” he said. “So that’s what Curley picks for a wife.” (Pg-32, Ch-2)
“It wasn’t much to you, maybe, but it was a hell of a lot to him. Jesus Christ, I don’t know how we’re gonna get him to sleep in here. He’ll want to sleep right out in the barn with ‘em. We’ll have trouble keepin’ him from getting right in the box with them pups.” (Pg- 38, Ch-3)               “Jus’ tell Lennie what to do an’ he’ll do it if it don’t take no figuring. He can’t think of nothing to do himself, but he sure can take orders.” (Pg-39, Ch-3) “It ain’t funny, him an’ me goin’ aroun’ together,” George said at last. “Him an me was both born in Auburn. I knowed his Aun Clara. She took him when he was a baby and raised him up. When his Aunt Clara died, Lennie just come along with me out workin’. Got kinda used to each other after a little while.” (Pg-39-40, Ch-3) “ ’Course Lennie’s a God damn nuisance most of the time,” “But you get used to gain’ around with a guy an’ you can’t get rid of him.” (Pg-41, Ch-3)

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