How Does Steinbeck Present Crooks Impairment In Of Mice And Men

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“(Candy) said miserably, “You seen what they done to my dog tonight? They says he wasn’t no good to himself nor nobody else. When they can me here I wisht somebody’d shoot me. But they won’t do nothin like that. I won’t have no place to go, an’ I can’t get no more jobs.”’ (Steinbeck 60) This essay is about the novel Of Mice and Men that of which takes place in California around the time of the dust bowl. Many of the characters in this novel may have impairments that may be physical or mental that make work on a ranch difficult for them. Lennie is dull, Curley is short, Crooks has a crooked back, and Candy is missing his right hand all these characters have to learn to live with these impairments and keep working hard so they don’t lose
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This goes with the thesis proving that Curly has anger issues that could cause him to do the wrong thing and cause problems for him or for others. Crooks has an impairment of his own and that is that he has a crooked back.
Crooks is the stable hand at the ranch and he has a crooked back thus his name suggests.
Crooks got his crooked back from when he got kicked in the back by one of the horses he tends at the stables. This physical impairment make working at a ranch challenging to complete his daily tasks. Lennie goes into Crooks room and finds Crooks rubbing salve on his back to ease the pain. This goes with the topic in that he had an impairment that made his life hard for him to work his jobs at a ranch with his Crooked back. Candy has a handful of his own to deal with that makes his daily tasks challenging to complete.
Candy is one of the workers on the ranch that lost his right hand making daily work challenging. Candy lost his right hand when he was working with one of the farming machines at the ranch and know has to put more effort into the simple daily jobs that he had done before his accident. Candy admits that he is not able to do as much work around a ranch as he used

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