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  • George Milton in Of Mice and Men

    George Milton in Of Mice and Men

    George Milton is Lennie Smalls' best friend. The two have an unusual but balanced relationship: Lennie is the brawn while George is the brains. Because of Lennie's mental challenges, George is often forced to be his protector and apologist, a role George sometimes resents but always fulfills. Be sure you...

  • Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men

    Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men

    Lennie Small is a large man with a brain that doesn't work quite right. He is helped through life by his bosom companion, George Milton. Together, the pair of friends is in pursuit of the American Dream: a home and property to call their own. However, obstacles continually arise to...

  • Curley's Wife in Of Mice and Men

    Curley's Wife in Of Mice and Men

    Curley's Wife is never named, a fitting fate in that she is of little consequence to her husband or any of the other men on the ranch. She uses her sex appeal in desperate attention grabs, but these moments of recognition are fleeting and disappointing. Perpetually overlooked and disappointed, the...

  • Of Mice and Men Overview

    Of Mice and Men Overview

    "Tell me about the rabbits, George." Can anyone achieve the American Dream? George and Lennie think they can, even though they are poor and uneducated. Do you remember what happens to derail their hopes? Test your knowledge about John Steinbeck's famous novel by taking the Of Mice and Menquiz...

  • Of Mice and Men Chapter 1

    Of Mice and Men Chapter 1

    In just a few sentences, it becomes clear that the travelling companions, Lennie Small and George Milton, are in pursuit of the American Dream of being self-sufficient property and homeowners. However, just as quickly, it also becomes apparent that the two have many obstacles in their path. Be sure you...

  • Of Mice and Men Chapter 2

    Of Mice and Men Chapter 2

    In an uncomfortable meeting in the bunk house, George feels compelled to offer explanations for Lennie. Do you remember the claims George makes, why he makes them, and the reaction to both of the friends by the other ranch hands? Be sure you do by taking the eNotes quiz over...

  • Of Mice and Men Chapter 3

    Of Mice and Men Chapter 3

    In this heart-wrenching chapter, the old ranch hand, Candy, suffers a terrible blow. Be sure you recall what happens to Candy and more by taking the quiz over Chapter 3 in John Steinbeck's classic novella, Of Mice and Men.

  • Of Mice and Men Chapter 4

    Of Mice and Men Chapter 4

    Crooks and Lennie are alone in Crook's private room. Why does Lennie go to Crooks and what do the two discuss? Be sure you recall by taking the quiz to Chapter 4 of John Steinbeck's classic novella, Of Mice and Men.

  • Of Mice and Men Chapter 5

    Of Mice and Men Chapter 5

    An incident in the barn leads to horrific tragedy and spells the death of the American Dream for Lennie and George. Be sure you recall what happens, the aftermath of the act, and more by taking this quiz over Chapter Five of John Steinbeck's classic novella, Of Mice and Men...

  • Of Mice and Men Chapter 6

    Of Mice and Men Chapter 6

    George has to make a terrible decision. The fact that it is the most compassionate answer is of little comfort. Be sure you understand why George has little choice but to act as he does by taking the quiz over Chapter Six of John Steinbeck's classic novella, Of Mice and...