Lennie fought with the farmer's son-in-law.
Lennie and George were fired.
Lennie was accused of rape.
Lennie killed the farmer's rabbit.
They don't have any responsibilities.
They have a chance to fulfill their dream of owning land.
They cannot move from job to job as easily because of Lennie's disability.
They are not lonely, for they have each other.
George scolds Lennie for getting them fired from every job they have.
George tells Lennie where to hide if there is trouble.
George talks about Aunt Clara.
George kills the mouse that he holds.
George has given the speech many times, showing the tenacity with which they hold their dreams.
George's dreams for the future contrast with their current situation.
The speech demonstrates Lennie's fixation in simplistic pleasures.
The speech foreshadows George and Lennie's future together.
Lennie appears foolish and dimwitted.
Lennie does not speak.
George gives an unsatisfactory answer why they are no longer in Weed.
George shows concern for Lennie.
Lennie laughs at Curley.
The boss tells Curley to watch out for Lennie.
Curley is jealous of those who are bigger than he.
Lennie ogles his wife.
They are in an environment in which two men can only behave kindly to one another if they have a tangible family connection.
This lie alerts the boss that George and Lennie are trouble.
It explains why George cares for Lennie despite his apparent dislike for him.
He lies because Lennie believes that he is George's actual cousin.
They suspect that she married Curley because she is pregnant.
They think that she married Curley for money.
They think that she is a tart.
They pity her for her marriage to Curley.
It shows that Lennie is an innocent who does not know the consequences of his actions.
It shows that Lennie is capable of self-inflicted violence.
It shows that Lennie will obey George unconditionally.
It shows that George is capable of cruelty toward Lennie.
George fears becoming violent if left to himself.
Lennie needs constant supervision.
George feels responsible for Lennie.
Lennie is George's only surviving relative.
An old dog
Candy and his dog are both outcasts.
Candy and his dog are both aged and decrepit.
Candy and his dog are both barely able to function without others' help.
Candy and his dog are both sacrificed when useless.
Candy is pressured into letting Carlson shoot his dog.
Candy knows that his dog will only suffer if he lives.
Candy cannot afford the dog anymore.
Carlson offers Candy another dog.
A strip joint
A pool hall
To sleep with Curley's wife
He does not fight back.
He begins to weep.
He attempts to strange Curley.
He immediately crushes Curley's hand.
The woman from Weed
She is never named.
He would live like an animal.
He would be unable to support himself.
He would end up killing himself.
He would be sent to an insane asylum.
When she offers sexual favors.
When she behaves like a proper wife.
When Curley is around.
When they are alone.