What was of mice and men originally called?
John Steinbeck’s original title for his classic novella, Of Mice and Men, was ‘Something That Happened’.
What does George say before he shoots Lennie?
His last words to Lennie have to do with their dream. He tells the whole story to Lennie again — how they will live, what it will be like. Then he kills Lennie. George claims that Lennie had Carlson’s gun and he had to shoot him after managing to take the gun away from him.
Who is the most respected person on the ranch in Of Mice and Men?
How many puppies did slim kill?
Answer and Explanation: Slim’s dog, Lulu, had nine puppies, and most of them perished.
Why did Candy’s dog die?
Carlson shoots Candy’s dog because it is old, sick, and no longer able to work as a sheep dog. Carlson says the dog “ain’t no good” to Candy, unable to see that the dog still has value as Candy’s friend and companion.
Why doesn’t crooks want Lennie in his room at first?
Crooks doesn’t want Lennie in his room because it is the one space he has that is his–he’s “lord” of his humble abode in the barn. However, when Crooks realizes that Lennie is someone he can talk to–a pleasure unknown to Crooks–he allows Lennie to enter.