The first man was small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp,strong features. (direct)
Crooks stared hopelessly at her, and then he sat down on his bunkand drew into himself. She closed on him. "You know what I could do?" Crooks seemed to grow smaller, and he pressed himself against thewall. "Yes, ma'am." "Well, you keep your place then, Nigger. I could get you strung upon a tree so easy it ain't even funny." (indirect)
Carlson kills Candy's dog
His eyes blinded with tears and he turned andwent weakly out of the barn, and he rubbed his bristly whiskers withhis wrist stump. (direct)
Lennie kills Curlie's wife
Behind him walked his opposite,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. (direct)
A shot sounded in the distance. The men looked quickly at the old man. Every head turned toward him. For a moment he continued to stare at the ceiling. Then he rolled slowly over and faced the wall and lay silent.
And then she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck.