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Flashcards in Crooks Deck (15):
1

‘The boss gives him hell when he’s mad.’

‘The boss gives him hell when he’s mad.’

2

‘The door opened quietly’
‘a lean negro head, lined with pain, the eye patient.’

‘The door opened quietly’
‘a lean negro head, lined with pain, the eye patient.’

3

His bunk was ‘ a long box filled with straw’

His bunk was ‘ a long box filled with straw’

4

‘ … and being a stable buck and a cripple … .more possessions than he could carry on his back.’

‘ … and being a stable buck and a cripple … .more possessions than he could carry on his back.’

5

Possessions: shotgun, books, dictionary, civil code (irony = he has no rights)

Possessions: shotgun, books, dictionary, civil code (irony = he has no rights)

6

‘a proud, aloof man. He kept his distance and demanded other people keep theirs’

‘a proud, aloof man. He kept his distance and demanded other people keep theirs’

7

‘Crooks said sharply, ‘ … I got a right to have a light’ ‘you got no right to come in my room’

‘Crooks said sharply, ‘ … I got a right to have a light’ ‘you got no right to come in my room’

8

‘I ain’t wanted in the bunkhouse, and you ain’t wanted in my room.’

‘I ain’t wanted in the bunkhouse, and you ain’t wanted in my room.’

9

‘It’s just the talking. It’s just being with another guy. That’s all’ ‘A guy needs somebody – to be near him’

‘It’s just the talking. It’s just being with another guy. That’s all’ ‘A guy needs somebody – to be near him’

10

‘A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody … a guy gets too lonely an’ he gets sick.’

‘A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody … a guy gets too lonely an’ he gets sick.’

11

‘Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land.’

‘Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land.’

12

‘Come on in … difficult for Crooks to conceal his pleasure with anger.’

‘Come on in … difficult for Crooks to conceal his pleasure with anger.’

13

‘I could get you strung up on a tree so easy it ain’t even funny.’

‘I could get you strung up on a tree so easy it ain’t even funny.’

14

‘Crooks had reduced himself to nothing.’

‘Crooks had reduced himself to nothing.’

15

‘What she says is true.’

‘What she says is true.’