Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

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  • Exposition: The two main characters in the book are George and Lennie. The story takes place near the Salinas River, on a ranch. It's set during the Great Depression. The duration is not clear.
  • The story begins by George and Lennie spending the night near the river, after having to escape their last home because of trouble Lennie caused. Their dream is introduced to the reader for the first time.
  • George and Lennie arrives at their new work place, just to see new troublemakers like Curley and his wife. George warns Lennie not to get involved with any of them. But the other ranch workers there, including Slim and Candy, are very nice to them.
  • Lennie accidentally kills Curley's wife.
  • Lennie runs off into the place George told him to stay if he got in trouble. When George finds him, he kills Lennie because he doesn't want him to suffer from Curley.
  • The rest of the men finds Lennie dead and George very sad.
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