George and Lennie are eating beans and talking about their dream of owning a farm and tending to animals. Their dream is a symbol for the american dream. The snake symbolizes the evil that follows. Therefore, dreams might not come true. Pg(7-10)
I know who done it. I'm gonna kill that bastard...
George is playing solitaire in the bunk house while the old swamper talks to him about his past job and Lennie. George characterizes himself as isolated because he is playing by himself and doesn't want to talk. Therefore, sometimes being alone is the best company. Pg(21-23)
Curley's wife lets Lennie touch her hair because it is soft. Lennie is touching too hard and grabs onto her hair. He breaks her neck and runs away. Curley's wife is characterized as careless and Lennie being small-brained but very aggressive.
Lennie has hidden in the brush to hide from Curley. George draws his gun and shoots Lennie in the back of the head to avoid Curley from killing him instead. The place where the book ends is the same place where the book started. Sometimes you end up right where you started. Pg(104-107)