He provides valuable information on Curley as well as Curley's wife. Curley's Wife: Roughed lips and wide spaced eyes, heavily made up. Curleys wife is described as a very sexy women. She was described as a very attractive seductive woman who was a tramp. In just 37 pages read, most characters have been introduced, and with that, some specific characterization.
These situations result from his intense affection for soft and furry animals, objects, or people, while failing to recognize his enormous strength. While Lennie is described as the opposite. George is also very short, intelligent, and a natural leader. George- George is a hot tempered man that feels his life is watching over Lennie. This description shows how physically built he is. Dumb bastard like he is, he wants to touch everything he likes.
Steinbeck 22 Wants to put it out of its suffering and kill it. To start off he directly calls Lennie an animal because Lennie inst civilized. Curley's wife is described as a women who can never be satisfied based on John Steinbecks description. Candy: Candy is described directly in the book. It's interesting to note that everyone in the book seems to use rather similar language. Candy was described through direct as a grizzly looking man that is basically the janitor around the ranch. This gives readers a clear idea of what George looks like.
Also, he is seemed as being easy to talk to. For example, when he was describing Lennie, he himself gave direct characterization when used words like big, tall, and animal-like. George- George is directly described by the author in the beginning as small and sharp. Whether it's through narration or speech, there is always so much to uncover within the pages of Of Mice and Men. Of mice and men Section B Question 21 Part a How does Steinbeck use details in this passage to present the bunkhouse and its inhabitants? Lennie - He is a big guy who is mentally handicapped so George looks out for him. He also seems like a very nice guy telling George and Lennie to eat as if he was responsible for them.
Slim: Slim is indirectly characterized as a good worker and a kind man, who wants to work on the same bucking team as George and Lenny. An example of direct citation is when the narrator describes Candy as an old man and a very old dog. Candy: Candy is an old man meant to represent social discrimination. Curley: Curley is directly characterized by Steinbeck, not only as the narrator but as George as well. Steinbeck does this to symbolise that the inhabitants had to cope with the depressing reality of the effects of the Great Depression as they were living in it.
George is taking care of him becase Lenny's Aunt Clara died. He complains about a lot of things and doesn't get a long with some people. Curley's Wife- Curley's Wife was described both directly and indirectly. He accidentally kills his mice friends wen they nibble on him and he can carry large loads. Candy is an old, tall man who has a close relationship with his dog, who he's had since it was a pup. Lennie breaks almost every bone in Curleys hand by squeezing it.
Despite himself, Crooks becomes fond of Lennie, and though he derisively claims to have seen countless men following empty dreams of buying their own land, he asks Lennie if he can go with them and hoe in the garden. The other characters often look to Slim for advice. Suddenly, the calm is broken. This makes us understand better why Lennie feels the need to stand behind George all the time and rely on someone who is more alert than he is. Curley's wife - She is very flirtatious and doesn't really care about Curley. Lennie small is a big mountain of a man who is forgetful and mentally challenged. The animalistic terms used on page 3.
But he is small in another way—he's small of mind. Curley seems to collide with Lennie when Lennie won't talk for himself. She uses her power to flirt with other ranch hands to make her husband jealous even though she was in ingenuous person. He stiffened and went into a slight crouch. He is getting worried he is getting too old to work there.
He is also often compared to animals because of the way he does things. Curley- The next one we were introduced to, right off the bat, we can see that he has something against new people and an even bigger problem with people that are bigger than him. He enjoys fighting big guys too see if he can win. Steinbeck uses both direct and indirect citations in his novel to describe the characters. Curley: He is a rather frustrating character, seeming as though he always has something to prove.