Did he really stab his father? All those questions were probably running through his head when he decided he wanted to make Boo Radley come out. Dill wanted Boo to come out so he could satisfy his curiosity about the infamous Radley. Everything that was known about the Radley’s was negative; Mr. Radley was taciturn whenever he was seen in town and “bought cotton” for a living, Boo was a criminal, and the family did not go to church (pg. 11).
Huck finds a saw and was close to escaping the cabin when his father came back. Pap started to complain about the government and how they were hypocrites and liars for postponing the trial for Huck’s money and how he might lose his own son. He felt like he has no freedom while an African American, who’s supposed to be a servant, does.
The dream is dead. Crooks knew he would never get a chance at a dream even though he wished it could because of the big guy. The author uses crooks loneliness in differentness to the other friendships. When Crooks and Lennie are in the barn, Crooks explains to Lennie that “a guy gets too lonely an’ he gets sick”(73), talking about himself. Steinbeck was trying to make Crooks appear completely different to George and Lennie’s characters.
The ad of the house in the paper symbolizes the American Dream but the house in reality symbolizes deceit as Jurgis finds out that the ad is untruthful and misleading. The helpless hogs on the conveyor belt foreshadow Jurgis’s powerless future since he is unable to overcome life in the lower class due to various hardships. Sinclair’s use of word choice helps portray the ugliness of human existence for allowing the distribution of poorly sanitized meat, and the struggles of living in society’s lower class in
He is separated from other workers, and he also can’t go in the bunkhouse where all the other guys stay. Other workers on the ranch use offending words to describe him. In Chapter 2, Candy describes Crooks using this quote “The guys wouldn’t let him use his feet, so that nigger got him. If he coulda use his feet, Smitty says he woulda killed the nigger” (Steinbeck 20). Steinbeck shows that everyone tried to put Crooks down and they use offensive word “nigger” to describe him.
Ever since Moon Shadow was a little boy he wanted to go to the Golden Mountain. But his mother didn’t allow him to, only his father would leave home to work in the demon land. Growing up his mother would never answer any of his questions about the demon land. But the reason she would never talk about it was because she was scared. Finally after a while his grandmother started to feel sorry for him and told Moon some things about the Golden Mountain.
Salves in America were treated very poorly, Crooks is an example of this because he is forced to sleep in the barn while the other workers sleep in cabins. His social status limits him from interactions with other people and he expresses his feelings in chapter 4, "A guy needs somebody-to be near him.' He whined, 'A guy goes nuts if he ain't got nobody. Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land. "
Mr. Jones is often an indigent drunk farmer who owns the Manor Farm, now called Animal Farm. He is depicted as Czar Nicholas II, the last of the Czars, as both were unpopular leaders who had no connections or intentions of ruling their country or farm. According to Shmoop, Nicholas II got Russia involved in World War I and could not manage to handle the situation, therefore, causing a strike to happen in 1917. Eventually, him, his wife, and children left to Ekaterinburg, and the Bolsheviks took over, whereas Jones comes back drunk from Red Lion pub, and forgets to feed the animals where he tries to whip the animals into submission but it does not work. Both Jones and Nicholas II were unpopular leaders which caused them to leave from their
When the ranchers went to town and left the outcasts behind, Crooks’s character and role in society are developed through the dialogue between the people who are left behind along with him. Soon after Lennie walks into Crooks’s room, Candy joins the men in the stable which Crooks protests as he tries ”to conceal his pleasure with anger” (Steinbeck 75). Being African American has given Crooks a hard life, as he does not get to take part in the activities of the other ranchers like heading to town or playing cards. At the time, many African Americans suffered from the same problems of isolation from society, for there was no civil rights movement to give them equal respect, pay, or authority as other people. Even today, racism is a major issue
Secondly, Boo stabbed his family member in the leg. The town wanted him in an asylum. The public considers him intellectually afflicted. Finally, I expect the children of the town will not meet Boo Radley because his family is genuinely antisocial. The Radley family goes outside only at dusk to get groceries and things for his family.
Henry had to jump this fence and ripped a piece of his jeans where his butt was. He knew he would have to sew and dye a new piece of cloth to the jeans when he got home, but he knew had to keep running. Henry and his friends met up, somewhere deep into the wood where not even the sun 's rays was showing, they could see nothing, they were lost. One of Henry friends were worried saying “ we’re in so much trouble, when my dad hears about this i 'm gonna be dead meat.” Henry said “ It’s not that bad guys we just have to get outta here,” Henry’s friends said back “ not that bad, our parents are gonna break me!”
At the end of the book, Lennie does get in trouble, and because of Lennie’s disability being a burden to George, he shoots Lennie. Another character who is discriminated is Crooks. Crooks is the stable buck in Of Mice and Men, but he is black so he is discriminated because of his race. He is also isolated to the barn. Since he is African American, he is not allowed to sleep in the bunkroom with the rest of the workers.
Radley was like the black sheep of Maycomb. When Mr. Radley stopped going out the younger generation started rumors that would make others avoid him. People like Ms. Maudie knew Mr. Radley before he acted like he stopped socializing and she knew that he was not bad like everyone had thought he was. When Ms. Maudie’s house was on fire Jem and Scout had to go outside because of the fire Scout was alone, staring at the fire without a coat on and Mr. Radley had wrapped a blanket around her, she didn’t even know it was Mr. Radley that had given her the blanket. In the beginning of the story Mr. Radley had been putting different things in the tree that Scout and Jem would find.
Then Curley comes in and looks for his wife. When he hears that she isn 't there and that Slim is also in the barn, he goes to the barn, and then Whit and Carlson follow him and hopes for a fight. Candy overhears the discussion between George and Lennie of their farm, and offers to contribute $300 toward the cost if George and Lennie will let him join them. George eventually agrees, and then the three men muse on what their place will be like and they agree not to tell anyone of their plans. Candy admits he should have shot his dog himself.