Tell me more about how I'm gonna tend the rabbits, George
Mans got to do what he's got to do
Feel my hair
Lennie touched a girls dress back in Weed. Therefore they got fired and had to get a new job. But George and Lennie both have hopes to one day fulfill their dreams. Which is to get a farm and have animals. One of the animals are rabbits and Lennie will tend them. The literary element is imagery and the theme is never give up.
Lennie and George meet everyone that works with them. Soon after Candy's dog starts bothering Carlson because it has no purpose anymore. So Carlson shoots Candy's dog which upsets Candy. In fact, this scene foreshadows an event that happens at the end of the book. The literary element is point of view and the theme is sometimes the hardest things take the greatest courage.
Curley's wife goes into the barn and Lennie and her have a talk. George ends up feeling her hair and she says he will mess it up so she pulls her head back and in doing that Lennie holds onto her hair. So she screams and Lennie doesn't want to get in trouble so he hold her mouth closed and ends up breaking her neck. The literary element is conflict and the theme is you need to be careful.
Lennie ends up running to the brush because he knows what he did was bad. So George ends up meeting Lennie at the brush and realizes how dangerous Lennie really is. Lennie kills George with a gun after telling Lennie about there now impossible dreams.The literary element is flashback and the theme is you need to be courageous.