George remarks that he continually has to get Lennie out of trouble. What things does he say to Lennie that lead one to believe he expects trouble? Does it seem likely or unlikely that this new job...

George remarks that he continually has to get Lennie out of trouble. What things does he say to Lennie that lead one to believe he expects trouble? Does it seem likely or unlikely that this new job will turn out differently for the two of them? Explain.

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Even before they arrive at the ranch, we know that George expects trouble. In addition to referring to all the times Lennie has gotten into trouble, George also insists that Lennie memorize the place they are spending the night with the instruction that if something happens, this is where Lennie should go.

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When the two arrive at the ranch, they soon meet Curley's wife. George makes sure to tell Lennie that he is to stay away from her, that she is trouble. George recalls a previous instance that got the two men run...

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