Of Mice and Guy Dialectical Journals
Passages from text|Page #’s|Comments & & Concerns|”The bunk home was a long, rectangular building. Inside, the walls were whitewashed and the floor unpainted. In 3 walls there were small, square windows, and in the 4th, a strong door with a wooden latch. Versus the walls were eight bunks, 5 of them made up with blankets and the other 3 showing their burlap ticking. Over each bunk there was nailed an apple box with the opening forward so that it made two shelves for the personal possessions of the occupant of the bunk.|Page 17|John Steinbeck utilizes an excellent amount of description in this text. With this description, the reader has the ability to picture what the bunk houses look like on the outside and on the inside. It reveals that the bunk home is not an extremely good place.|”States ‘favorably eliminates lice, roaches, and other scourges.’ What the hell type of bed you providing us, anyways? We do not want no pants rabbits.”|Page 18|When George says, “We don’t desire no pants rabbits,” he means that he doesn’t desire anything crawling around on him in the middle of the night.
George doesn’t want any bugs to be leaping around in his pants and biting him.|”Then why do not you let him respond to? What are you trying to put over?”|Page 22|The boss believes that George and Lennie are trying to trick him. Likewise he believes that George is manipulating Lennie, so that he can take all the cash Lennie makes.|”Well, I never seen one man take a lot difficulty for another man. I similar to know what your interest is.”|Page 22|The boss does not understand why George would want to take all the blame for Lennie. He believes that George is utilizing Lennie.
In charge needs to know why, so in charge can utilize Lennie also.|”I wasn’t started the head with no horse, was I, George?”|Page 23|George created this lie telling in charge that Lennie was begun the head by a horse, which’s why Lennie isn’t smart. Lennie understands that George lied, however does not know why he isn’t wise. George didn’t want to inform the one in charge that Lennie has a special needs, and George does not want Lennie to know either.|”By Christ, he’s got ta talk when she’s spoken with. What the hell are you getting’ into it for?|Page 25|Curley is in charges’ boy. Curley is like the boss because they are both curious as to why George won’t let Lennie talk. They would like to know why George gets involved when someone is talking to Lennie.|-“Wait’ll you see Curley’s spouse. “-“Purty? “-“Yeah. Purty … however–“-“But what? “-“Well-she got the eye”-” Yeah? Married 2 weeks and got the eye? Perhaps that’s why Curley’s trousers has plenty of ants. “-“I seen her offer Slim the eye. Slim’s a jerkline skinner. Hell of a great fella. Slim don’t need to wear no high-heeled boots on a grain group.
I seen her offer Slim the eye. Curley never ever seen it. An’ I seen her provide Carlson the eye. “-“Appears like we gon na have fun.”|Page 28|In this discussion between the old man and George, the old man cautions George of Curley’s other half. He notifies George of the wife due to the fact that she tends to be too friendly with the workers, and is unfaithful to her other half. The old guy doesn’t desire George to get tricked by her, and wind up getting fired or even worse, hurt by Curley. The old male informs George that he sees her gaze at Slim and Carlson, however Curley never ever sees her doing these things. -“Bye, young boys,” she called into the bunk house, and she hurried away. George looked around at lennie. “Jesus, what a tramp,” he said. “So that’s what Curley choices for an other half. “”She’s purty,” stated Lennie defensively. “Yeah, and she makes certain hidin’ it. Curley got his work ahead of him. Bet she had actually clear out for twenty dollars.” Lennie still gazed at the entrance where she had actually been. “Gosh, she was purty.” He smiled admiringly.|Page 32|When Curley’s partner went to the bunk home, Lennie looked at her through the window as she talked.
After she left, George could inform that she actually was a tramp. When George discussed her in a disrespectful method, Lennie got protective and stated that she was quite. By the method Lennie is acting about Curley’s better half; I believe that he will start to establish sensations for her. George can pick up that Lennie is beginning to like her, so he chews out him. George knows the trouble that they can enter if seen with her, or seen acting flirty with her. Lennie does not, which is why he thinks she’s quite and remains in some sort of trans.|