Of Mice and Men


Film Version of Chapters 1 and 2
April 16, 2007, 7:37 am
Filed under: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Film

What do you think? Is it a good representation of what we’ve read? Did the director pick the right actors for the movie? Is the setting appropriate? What would you have done differently had you been a part of the cinematic team?

Film



The Interview
April 1, 2007, 10:08 pm
Filed under: Chapter 2

How did the actual interview go? Do you think Lennie messed things up for George and himself? Or was George to blame? Back up your opinions!



Atmosphere
March 28, 2007, 12:31 pm
Filed under: Chapter 2, Setting

Describe the atmosphere of the ranch and bunkhouse.  Be sure to include characteristics of different characters that were formally or informally introduced to us in this chapter and how they influence the general atmopshere at the bunkhouse.



Slim
March 28, 2007, 12:31 pm
Filed under: Chapter 2, Characters, Slim

Describe Slim.  What is his job on the ranch?  What are some of his character traits?



Boss – Angry
March 28, 2007, 12:30 pm
Filed under: Boss, Chapter 2

Why was the boss angry with George and Lennie? Do you think he had a right to be upset?



Racism
March 28, 2007, 12:29 pm
Filed under: Chapter 2

Where does racism exist in this novel?



Animals
March 28, 2007, 12:27 pm
Filed under: Chapter 1, Chapter 2

What animals have been mentioned in the book thus far, and how are they regarded? Are they respected? Explain  your answers.



Curley
March 28, 2007, 12:26 pm
Filed under: Chapter 2, Curley

Curley is the owner’s son. Met in chapter 2, what do we know about him so far?



Boss
March 28, 2007, 12:25 pm
Filed under: Boss, Chapter 2, Characters

We meet the boss of the ranch in chapter 2. He is indirectly characterized by Candy and the narrator. How?



Candy
March 28, 2007, 12:24 pm
Filed under: Candy, Chapter 2, Characters

Candy, one of the ranch hands, is introduced in chapter 2. What do we know about his personality and appearance?



Setting – Bunkhouse
March 28, 2007, 12:23 pm
Filed under: Chapter 2, Setting

At the beginning of chapter 2, the bunkhouse is described in great detail. What do you remember about it? Does it sound like a good place to be? Why or why not?



Expectations
March 25, 2007, 2:18 am
Filed under: Chapter 2

How do you think George and Lennie will do during their interview for the ranch job? What challenges might they run into and how might they handle these obstacles?




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