What are 15 questions that can be asked about section four in the book "Of Mice and Men"?

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  1. When and where does section 4 of the novel take place?
  2. What personal items does Crooks have?
  3. What is the significance of the books he owns?
  4. What is Crooks doing when Lennie appears?
  5. Why does Lennie come into the barn?
  6. Why is Crooks reluctant to let Lennie in?
  7. How  does Crooks taunt Lennie?
  8. Why does Crooks do this?
  9. What is ironic about Crooks and Candy wanting to join George and Lennie on their ‘dream’ ranch?
  10. What does Candy offer to be part of the dream?
  11. Why does Curley’s wife go to the barn?
  12. Why is she so interested in Lennie?
  13. Why do you think she is so cruel to the men?
  14. Give a quotation that shows Curley’s wife’s contempt.
  15. Why does Crooks go back on his suggestion of joining the men on the ranch?


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