Topic: Question 13

By the end of the story, the main characters' dreams have been shattered and they have suffered great losses.

a. Explain what you believe each of the following characters has lost:
     • Candy
     • George
     • Curley's wife (before she loses her life)
     • Crooks

b. In what ways are the losses of these people similar?

c. What were some of the main clues in the story that told us George and Lennie's dream would probably not come true?

d. Why does George believe his dream is now destroyed? How do you feel when he says, "I guess I always knew we'd never do her?"