It appears likely that Steinbeck is against segregation and is trying to shock the reader with the way Crooks is treated by the other characters in the novel. The sixth and final chapter begins on page 99 and ends on page 107. Lennie, however, doesn't understand the unwritten code of racial segregation. Candy shows George of his findings and George asks Candy to go tell the others while he pretends he never saw her as they will think he is in on the murder with Lennie. Emphasizing the delusional nature of Lennie's point-of-view, Steinbeck adapts his one experimental narrative gesture in the novel, choosing to depict two hallucinations - first Aunt Clara, and then more ludicrous still a giant sardonic rabbit.
The men also react differently to the pond: Lennie practically immerses himself in the water, snorting it up and drinking in long, greedy gulps. George stares Lennie down like a mother telling their child to be quite. The boss sat down on his padded leather chair and waited, his eyes resting on the door in front of him. Crooks tells Lennie to go away, but the simple big man cannot understand that he isn't wanted. GradeSaver, 30 November 2008 Web. Lennie is big and dumb.
With every breath he took he inhaled the fresh blend of mahogany and polished oak along with the tiniest waft of hand crafted metals riding along the air from the various selections of rifles, each placed perfectly perpendicular to one another along each wall. Steinbeck gives us a glimpse at the quiet, neat, lonesome life of the black stable buck. However, Lennie pets his puppy too hard and kills it. Lennie says he is sorry and George knows that. The boss observed his surroundings out of the windows.
He often — as in — alternates short natural vignettes with the parallel struggles of humankind. The need for friendship is an important theme in the novel. He doesn't behave the way most grown men behave. He has crooked back so they call him Crooks. The company was formed in 2008 by Justin Cliffe, Georgina Harris and Antonio Rimola who created the company through a mutual passion to create a body of new and exciting work. George has to explain that it's not sanitary to carry dead animals around.
Suddenly an abrupt gust of cold wind slithered down the spine of the boss, however he refused to shiver it away. A tall guy with long black greasy hair comes in. George and Slim are sitting at the card table talking. This makes it seem like a very quiet atmosphere. He imagines the figure of his - a plump, aproned woman with thick glasses - who scolds him for getting George into so much trouble. A bus driver recently let them out and told them the ranch was nearby. Their physical portrayal emphasizes both their similarities and their individuality.
George leaves so as not to be suspected. They rest in a small clearing by the Salinas River, on their way to a nearby ranch where they expect to sign on for work. Everyone is outside playing horseshoes but Lennie is inside the barn playing with his pup. George takes the mouse from Lennie and throws it into the bushes. All of this is accomplished with great economy and careful attention to word choices and repetition. Steinbeck does this to symbolise that the inhabitants had to cope with the depressing reality of the effects of the Great Depression as they were living in it. Slim takes Curley to the doctor and tells him if Lennie and George are fired, he'll be the laughingstock of the ranch.
Lennie snaps out of it when he sees George is now there. The mob suspects that Lennie stole it. The dense ball of emotion that was George began to breathe deeply. Together, they are more than the solitary and miserable nobodies making their migrant wages during the Depression. This old man has one hand cut off and has the permanent job of sweeping the grounds.
Through their travels, they have discussed a plan for the future. Compare how she has been portrayed before to how she is now. They're all feeling good until Curley's wife shows up. In this chapter I think that Curleys wife comes across as unkind cruel and nasty. George tells him that they were Cesspool digging. After getting harassed by a hallucination of his Aunt Clara and a rabbit, Lennie is thrilled to see George and begs him to give him hell, so that things can get back to normal. The mob searches for Lennie.