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Flashcards in Curley Deck (16):
1

‘ a thin young man..a head of tightly curled hair’ ‘he wore high heeled boots’

‘ a thin young man..a head of tightly curled hair’ ‘he wore high heeled boots’

2

‘He glanced coldly … his hands closed into fists….his glance was at once calculating and pugnacious.’

‘He glanced coldly … his hands closed into fists….his glance was at once calculating and pugnacious.’

3

‘Curley lashed his body round … What the hell are you getting into it for?’

‘Curley lashed his body round … What the hell are you getting into it for?’

4

‘Curley’s like a lot of little guys. He hates big guys.’ ‘scrappy’

‘Curley’s like a lot of little guys. He hates big guys.’ ‘scrappy’

5

‘Won’t ever get canned ‘cause his old man’s the boss’

‘Won’t ever get canned ‘cause his old man’s the boss’

6

‘You seen a girl around here?’ he demanded angrily
‘George stood still, watching the angry little man’

‘You seen a girl around here?’ he demanded angrily
‘George stood still, watching the angry little man’

7

‘Curley burst into the room excitedly. Any of you guys seen my wife?’ he demanded.

‘Curley burst into the room excitedly. Any of you guys seen my wife?’ he demanded.

8

`where the hells slim`

`where the hells slim`

9

‘Got in the finals of the Golden Gloves’

‘Got in the finals of the Golden Gloves’

10

‘You lay offa me (Slim)
Carlson ‘You god-dam punk. ..you’re yella as a frog belly’

‘You lay offa me (Slim)
Carlson ‘You god-dam punk. ..you’re yella as a frog belly’

11

‘Curley glared … No big son-of-a-bitch is gonna laugh at me. I’ll show ya who’s yella.’

‘Curley glared … No big son-of-a-bitch is gonna laugh at me. I’ll show ya who’s yella.’

12

‘dirty little rat’ – he ‘slashed’ ‘smashed’ even though Lennie didn’t fight back

‘dirty little rat’ – he ‘slashed’ ‘smashed’ even though Lennie didn’t fight back

13

‘Curley …flopping like a fish on a line……was white … his fist lost in Lennie’s paw.’

‘Curley …flopping like a fish on a line……was white … his fist lost in Lennie’s paw.’

14

‘I won’t tell’ … He avoided looking at Lennie.’

‘I won’t tell’ … He avoided looking at Lennie.’

15

‘I won’t tell’ … He avoided looking at Lennie.’

‘I won’t tell’ … He avoided looking at Lennie.’

16

Slim: ‘Curley, maybe you better stay here with your wife’

Slim: ‘Curley, maybe you better stay here with your wife’