Topic: 1. Choose one of the following:

1. Choose one of the following:

a. Write four or five entries (fifty-to-one hundred words each) from Crook's personal journal, from his point of view, describing your thoughts and feelings on the events that occur from the first day that Lennie and George arrive on the ranch until the day that George kills Lennie.

b. Imagine that a journal is found in Curley's wife's room after she died. Write four or five entries (fifty-to-one hundred words each) that might have been in the journal, using the first person "I." Refer to several incidents that occur during the time that George and Lennie are at the ranch. You may also want to include episodes that may have happened before their arrival, or entries made leading up to her marriage to Curley.