Of Mice and Men

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Q100: Soledad, California is the _______ in

Of Mice and Men

A100: What is setting

Q200: This provides the reader with clues to make a prediction about the events that have not yet occurred in a story

A200: What is foreshadowing

Q300: “Sore as hell”, “jungle up”, “took a powder” and “in hot water” are all examples of which of literary device?

A300: What is Idiom(s)

Q400: This is the attitude the author takes toward the story, setting, and/or characters

A400: What is tone

Q500: “The first man was small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features. Every part of him was defined: small, strong hands, slender arms, a thin and bony nose.” This quote from the text is an example of which literary device?

A500: What is direct characterization

Q600 : Lennie is compared to an animal throughout the novel and finally meets his end in the same manner as Candy’s dog, signifying the “humane” thing to do. This is an example of which literary term?

A600 What is Extended Metapor

Q100: “I ain’t got the poop no more”

A100: What is energy; desire

Q200: “Jungle up”

A200: What is to camp out for the night

Q300 “Blowin’ in our jack”

A300: What is losing, spending, or gambling away all “our” money

Q400: “Sore as hell”

A400: What is extremely angry

Q500: “In hot water”.

A500: What is to be in trouble

Q600: “Took a powder”

A600: What is to leave

Q100: “I ought to of shot that dog myself… I shouldn’t ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog”

A100: Who is Candy?

Q200: “They say I stink. Well, I tell you, you all of you stink to me.”

A200: Who is Crooks?

Q300: “The way I’d shoot him, he wouldn’t feel nothing. I’d put the gun right there.”

A300: Who is Carlson?

Q400: “You know how hands are, they just come in and get their bunk and work a month, and then they quit and go out alone.”

A400: Who is Slim

Q500: “You can’t remember nothing that happens, but you remember ever’ word I say.”

A500: Who is George

Q600: “I don’t want you to yell. You gonna get me in trouble…”


Q100: Why is Candy often left behind?

A100: What is he is old and handicapped

Q200: At first, why doesn’t Crooks allow Lennie to enter his room?

A200: What is because Crooks is not allowed in the white men’s bunkhouse

Q300: How are George and Lennie different from the other migrant workers on the ranch?

A300: What is they have a deep connection and friendship

Q400: When the boss first met George and Lennie, the boss was...

A:400 What is irritated and suspicious

Q:500 What does Crooks say that angers Lennie?

A500: What is George may not come back to get him

Q600: Immediately after the killing, George believes that Lennie should be…

A600: What is locked up


Crooks does NOT fit in with the other workers because he…

A100: What is he is segregated because of his race?

Q200: Candy blames the loss of his dream on…

A200: Who is Curley’s wife?

Q300 Name the


person that wanted to join Lennie and George’s dream, only to say they were kidding about it

A300: Who is Crooks?

Q400: Curley picked a fight with Lennie because…

A400: What is, Curley thought Lennie was laughing at him?

Q500: Carlson claims his gun was stolen by ________, but was actually stolen by _____________.

A500: Who is Lennie (claimed to have stolen); Who is George (actually stole the gun)?

Q600: Sparse and dim are two words that describe which place the farm hands lived?

A600: What is the bunkhouse?

Q100: On the ranch, Lennie accidently kills a…

A100: What is a puppy?

Q200: What would have been Lennie’s job on the ranch of their dreams?

A200: What is tending the rabbits?

Q300: Carlson goes outside to shoot Candy’s dog, what item is he told by Slim to take along with him?

A300: What is a shovel?

Q400: As he is waiting for George, Lennie has two hallucinations that talk to him. Name the two figments of his imagination

A400: Who is Aunt Clara and a gigantic rabbit?

Q500: The only person to understand why George killed Lennie is…

A500: Who is Slim?

Q600: The major theme of this story concerns

A600: What is human loneliness and overcoming adversity?