Why Is Crooks Lonely

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I think that many people are lonely because they feel like nobody is there for them, because some people do not have a great deal of people around them to help them or to just be there for them. Another thing is that, some people really want someone to be there for them but they feel they can’t tell others what is going on or how they feel because people might judge them or have rude comments about it, so they feel like they have deal with it all by themselves. Some people might say, why do they not tell someone or try and make new friends, but what that person does not know is that, that person might not be able to just meet new people and make friends because they generally do not have people there for them so they can not do this as easily…show more content…
When reading through this book and Crooks comes up, the men usually say that he is very kept to himself and they just talk very badly about him. So from this, the reader could probably assume that Crooks would be kind of lonely and didn’t really feel like he was wanted there. In this quote Candy explains who Crooks was and that he usually got treated badly but he did not care. “Yeah. Nice fella too. Got a crooked back where a horse kicked him. The boss gives him when he’s mad. But the stable buck don’t give a damn about that. He reads a lot. Got books in his room.”( Steinbeck pg 20). This quote from the book gives the reader an example of how they treat Crooks and that he doesn 't really talk to anyone but he does read a lot and you could gather from that, that he is kind of lonely. Another thing is that when Crooks was talking to Lennie he told Lennie he had no right to be in his room because he isn 't allowed in the bunks with them so Lennie could not be in his room then. This might tell you that Crooks spends a lot of time by himself and he doesn’t feel that the other guys should get to do things if he doesn’t. In this next quote, Crooks is telling Lennie that Lennie had no right to be Crooks room cause Crooks couldn’t go in there, and that he is the only one that has rights in his own room.“ You got no right to come in my room. This here’s my room. Nobody got any…show more content…
This person would be Candy. In this book Candy is an old guy that got hurt and lost his hand so he isn’t very much help around the ranch. So everyone frequently tends to treat him differently from the other’s that work on the ranch. Candy also has an extremely old dog that he’s had since he was a boy. When you reading about Candy he is very kept to himself and doesn’t really have anyone that really cares about him. In this quote from the book, Candy is telling Lennie and George that if he dies he’ll make a will and leave everything to them because he does not have any family so they could have it if they wanted.“ I’d make a will an’ leave my share to you two guys in case I kick off, ‘cause I ain’t got no relatives nor nothing.”( Steinbeck 59). When reading this quote from the book you can see that Candy is kind of desperate to have a relationship with someone because he was willing to leave everything to Lennie and George cause he didn’t have anyone else to give it to. That quote is a ceal example of how Candy is lonely and how he is
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