Physical Traits Slim is tall, ageless, and an expert in his job. His voice is the voice of rationalism Character Traits He's the consummate Western man: masterful, strong, fair-minded, practical, non-talkative, and exceptionally good at what he does. He is a god among men, and his word on any subject is law.Quote:“Ain't many guys travel around together,” he mused. “I don't know why. Maybe ever'body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”
Physical Traits: Candy is a somewhat lonely, worn-out ranch hand who temporarily enjoys the dream of owning some property with George and LennieCharacter Traits: "a tall, stoop-shouldered old man … . He was dressed in blue jeans and carried a big push-broom in his left hand." His right hand is simply a stump because he lost his hand in a ranch accident. Now the owners of the ranch keep him on as long as he can "swamp" out or clean the bunkhouse.Quote: is so isolated that he doesn't even have relatives to leave his money to. Well, he could always leave it to a deserving charity.
Physical Traits:description matches his personality as well. He is large but undefined, like an animal: . . . a huge man, shapeless of face, with large, pale eyes, and wide, sloping shoulders; and he walked heavily, dragging his feet a little, the way a bear drags his paws.Character Traits:as a large, strong, lumbering, simple-minded man who is usually unaware of his actions and surroundings. His favorite thing to do is pet soft things. When we first meet him, he has a dead mouse in his pocket that he is petting with his thumb.Quote:If you don' want me I can g off in the hills an' find a cave. I can go away any time." Poor Lennie almost literally offers to go jump in a lake if George doesn't want him anymore, but George doesn't really want the chance to stay in a whorehouse for as long as he wants.