Plot Characters Literary Elements & Setting Book Facts & The Author Themes

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What is rape?
George tells slim that Lennie was accused of this, which is the reason they had to leave Weed.

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Who is Aunt Clara?
This person cared for Lennie before George did.

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What is Weed?
This is the place that Lennie and George leave in the beginning of the novel.

100

Who is John Steinbeck?
This man is the author of the novella Of Mice and Men

100

What is loneliness?
Crooks expresses this theme when he describes his life at the ranch where he spends most of his time in his room.

200

What is a mouse?
Lennie kills this animal, which foreshadows his later killing.

200

Who is Curley?
This character wears a glove of vaseline on his hand and high-heeled boots.

200

What is irony?
Lennie's size and his last name are an example of this type of literary element.

200

What is 1937?
The book was published in this year.

200

What is friendship?
This theme is evident through the relationship between George and Lennie, but also between George and Slim.

300

What is a machine?
After Lennie crushes Curley's hand, the men lie and say it was crushed by this.

300

Who is Crooks?
This character is known for his exceptional horse shoe playing skills and also tells Lennie that George may never return.

300

What is the brush?
This is where George tells Lennie to go if he ever gets in trouble.

300

What is 1930's?
Of Mice and Men is set in this decade

300

What is the American Dream?
Lennie describes his own version of this theme when he dreams about the ranch and having a place of his own.

400

What is a luger?
Carlson thinks that Lennie took this from him when it was George who used this to kill Lennie.

400

Who is Candy?
This character hopes to join in George and Lennie's dream.

400

What is foreshadowing?
Candy's dog's death serves as this type of literary element to Lennie's death.

400

What is The Grapes of Wrath?
The author of the novella Of Mice and Men was better known for writing this popular novel.

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What is mercy?
George and Carlson both enact this theme through the act of killing.

500

Who is Curley's wife?
This persons murder is the climax of the story.

500

Who is Curley's wife?
This character is the only one who is never given an actual name in the entire novella.

500

What is the Salinas River?
This is the river described in the novella.

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What is the short length of the novella?
Many critics found fault with Of Mice and Men for this reason.

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What is self-sacrifice?
George embodies this theme by taking care of Lennie.

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