How does Slim react to Lennie and George’s traveling together? Thinks it’s funny how a smart guy like George hangs with a dumb guy like Lennie. Not many travelers look after each other. You just studied 7 terms!
How does slim react to what George has done?
After George has to kill Lennie, Slim treats him in a very compassionate way. He shows that he understands what George did and he knows why George had to do it.
How does slim look at George after George complements Lennie?
When George gives Lennie a compliment, Slim approves, noticing George’s smile. It is at this point that Slim asks, “You guys travel around together?” His tone is “friendly,” one that “invited confidence without demanding it.” George explains, “Sure . . .
Why does Slim think it’s strange that George and Lennie travel together?
George and Lennie travel together because they have known each other since they were children and a natural friendship developed over time. George explains their history when he confides in Slim, saying, “Him and me was both born in Auburn. I knowed his Aunt Clara. She took him in when he was a baby and raised him up.
What does slim think about George and Lennie’s friendship?
How does Slim feel about the friendship between George and Lennie? Slim is curious about the friendship, but he admires how George looks out for Lennie.
Why did George kill Lennie?
George kills Lennie by shooting him in the back of the head to save him from a more painful death at the hands of Curley, who has vowed to make him suffer for the death of his wife.
Why did George kill Lennie quotes?
I ain’t mad, an’ I ain’t now. That’s a thing I want ya to know” (Steinbeck 106). This quote shows that George is killing Lennie for Lennie’s own good. George realizes that if the other men were to find Lennie alive they would have tortured him.
Who comes looking for Lennie?
Candy comes looking for Lennie and finds the body. He calls George, who realizes immediately what has happened. George expresses the hope that maybe Lennie will just be locked up and still be treated well, but Candy tells him that Curley is sure to have Lennie lynched.
Who is the only one who really understand what George did?
Based upon what Slim says and does, Slim is the only one who understands George.
Why is George mean to Lennie?
While George can be very rational and thoughtful, he also gets frustrated and angry with Lennie because the big man cannot control his strength or actions.
What is wrong with Lennie?
Lennie has a mental disability, making him dependent upon George to manage day to day life in the difficult environment in which they live and work. Lennie is physically very strong (so his name is ironic), but cannot control himself, leading to escalating acts of accidental violence through the book.
Why did slim drown the puppies?
Slim reports that he drowned four of the puppies immediately because their mother would have been unable to feed them. Carlson suggests that they convince Candy to shoot his old, worthless mutt and raise one of the pups instead.
Who Shot Candy’s dog?
Carlson shoots Candy’s dog because it is old, sick, and no longer able to work as a sheep dog. Carlson says the dog “ain’t no good” to Candy, unable to see that the dog still has value as Candy’s friend and companion.
Who is the most respected of the work crew?
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|5. Who is the most respected of the work crew?||Slim who is serious and good at his work.|
Why does Lennie give the puppy back?
George is probably thinking that having a puppy will keep Lennie out of trouble and that it is better for him to have a puppy than to keep playing with mice. Slim is probably glad to get rid of two mongrel puppies so easily. He can give one to Candy to take the place of the old dog Carlson is determined to shoot.
Who is slim friends with?
Slim understands the friendship between George and Lennie.