Of Mice and Men (pages 79-83)
In this scene of the book "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, Lennie has entered Crooks' room to have some company while most of the other workers are out. Candy decides to come in swell and is then followed by Curley's wife. Curley's wife decides to stir up some drama and try to get under the men's skin.
You ain't wanted here. We told you you ain't. An' I tell ya, you got floozy idears about what us guys amounts to. (Steinbeck 79)
O.K., Machine. I'll talk to you later. I like machines. (Steinbeck 80)
Curley's wife has walked in to Crooks' room asking if anyone has seen Curley and Candy is yelling at her to get out because she is not wanted with them.
I'm glad you bust up Curley a little bit. He got it comin' to him. (Steinbeck 81)
Curley's wife is questioning Lennie about what has happened to Curley's hand and Lennie has said it was a machine. Curley's wife is pretending to believe Lennie
Crooks is telling Curley's wife that she has no right being in a coloured man's room and that she should leave.
Curley's wife is telling Lennie that she is glad Lennie hurt him slightly.
George has returned and is questioning Lennie as to why he is in Crooks' room.
Lennie is talking about the rabbits in front of Crooks and Candy and George is upset that Lennie told them about their dream.
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