Crooks In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Crooks was the most lonely person in the book.We couldn't find out what Crooks real name was but Crooks had been named Crooks because of his crooked back accident caused by a horse. He was African american in a racist environment.Crooks has a temper because of the racism or when people invade his privacy. Lennie tried to be his friend. He didn't trust Lennie because he thought he was disliked by everyone. He was African american and he just doesn't trust anybody because he never had a friend.
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Crooks still felt like he didn't have any rights as an African american male.He’s not even allowed in common area just because he is African american. He didn't want Lennie to be in his house and he’s was very antisocial and he didn't
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He didn't want Lennie to be in his house and he’s was very antisocial and he didn't trust Lennie because of the racist environment. Lennie just wanted him to have a friend but Crooks doesn’t really trust that many people. But Crooks tried to be social but he just couldn’t.
Crooks said sharply, "You got no right to come in my room. This here's my room. Nobody got any right in here but me."
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Crooks felt like he didn't have any rights as one of the only African american males in town. Crooks was the most intelligent person in town though but nobody used him for anything. Everyone felt like they wouldn't need him because he was a different skin color. The book states that he was crippled. Crooks had started putting his trust in Lennie because he wanted to help them. Crooks tried to stay distant from everybody until he met Lennie.
2. Crooks hesitated. "… If you … guys would want a hand to work for nothing—just his keep, why I'd Come an' lend a hand. I ain't so crippled I can't work like a son-of-a-bitch if I want to." Lennie smiled helplessly in an attempt to make friends.
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Crooks hesitated. "… If you … guys would want a hand to work for nothing—just his keep, why I'd Come an' lend a hand. I ain't so crippled I can't work like a son-of-a-bitch if I want to." Lennie smiled helplessly in an attempt to make friends.
-Body Paragraph 3 Crooks didn't have any family around so he learned things on his own. I think Crooks is much lonelier than Candy because he never had a family around him. Candy may have lost her dog and her family but she started hanging out with Lennie and George. Candy was depressed but Crooks had more of a antisocial and depressed mood. Crooks was scared to speak but Candy could talk. She just had the option to not speak. This is why Crooks is the most loneliest person in the book.
3. He confesses to him, ‘S’pose you couldn’t go in the bunk house and play rummy ‘cause you was black. How’d you like that? S’pose you had to sit out here an’ read books. Sure you could pay horseshoes till it got dark, but then you got to read books. Books ain’t no good. A guy needs somebody – to be near him’ (P. 105)
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