Of Mice and Men – Section Four. This icon indicates that detailed teacher’s notes are available in the Notes Page. This icon indicates the slide contains activities created in Flash. These activities are not editable. For more detailed instructions, see the Getting Started presentation.
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Complete the plot summary by filling in the blanks:
The section opens with a description of _________. Lennie comes to talk to him. Crooks asks him what he would do if _____________ didn’t come back. __________ arrives and the three men talk about the land. Crooks offers to work for _________ on their farm. Curley’s _______ arrives but _________ asks her to leave. _________ tells them to forget about his offer to help on the farm.
This section opens with a long description of the harness room, where Crooks, the stable buck, lives.
What impressions do we get of Crooks from this description?
Fill in some details about Crooks to add to your series of character studies.
Many of the characters in the novel are outsiders in some way. They don’t fit into normal society, because they have characteristics that make them different from supposedly normal people.
On the next slides you will find these characters names, with one idea about why that character is an outsider. To each, add several more reasons of your own.
As you work on this activity, try to decide what point Steinbeck is making about people who are outsiders in our society.
He only has one hand and cannot work properly on the ranch.
Candy – The Old Swamper
She is the only woman on the ranch.
He is a huge man, who has incredible strength.
He is not white, and thus automatically an outsider in this society.