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Flashcards in Lennie Deck (20):
1

‘Behind him walked his opposite…a huge man, shapeless of face, ..dragging his feet the way a bear drags its paws.’

‘Behind him walked his opposite…a huge man, shapeless of face, ..dragging his feet the way a bear drags its paws.’

2

‘snorting into the water like a horse’
He dabbled his big paw in the water

‘snorting into the water like a horse’
He dabbled his big paw in the water

3

‘Lennie … imitated George exactly.’
‘like a terrier who doesn’t want to bring a ball to its master’

‘Lennie … imitated George exactly.’
‘like a terrier who doesn’t want to bring a ball to its master’

4

‘smiled happily’ ‘giggled happily’

‘smiled happily’ ‘giggled happily’

5

‘Lennie droned … I ain’t gonna say nothin’.’

‘Lennie droned … I ain’t gonna say nothin’.’

6

‘I could go off in the hills there. Some place I’d find a cave’

‘I could go off in the hills there. Some place I’d find a cave’

7

‘Tell me, ..like you done before. About the rabbits.’

‘Tell me, ..like you done before. About the rabbits.’

8

‘Lennie smiled … Strong as a bull.’

‘Lennie smiled … Strong as a bull.’

9

‘Lennie don’t know no rules’

‘Lennie don’t know no rules’

10

Lennie’s eyes were frightened. ‘I don’t want no trouble,’ he said plaintively.
‘I don’t like this place’ ‘It’s mean here.’

Lennie’s eyes were frightened. ‘I don’t want no trouble,’ he said plaintively.
‘I don’t like this place’ ‘It’s mean here.’

11

Slim’s assessment of Lennie

‘he ain’t bright’ ‘I never seen such a strong guy’ ‘he’s a nice fella’ ‘jus’ like a kid’

12

Proudly, ‘he sure can take orders’ ‘he’d do any damn thing I tol’ him’

Proudly, ‘he sure can take orders’ ‘he’d do any damn thing I tol’ him’

13

‘Lennie looked helplessly at George…bleated with terror.’ Curley’s fist ‘lost in Lennie’s paw.’ ‘flopping like a fish on a line’

‘Lennie looked helplessly at George…bleated with terror.’ Curley’s fist ‘lost in Lennie’s paw.’ ‘flopping like a fish on a line’

14

Lennie smiled helplessly in an attempt to make friends’ ‘Why aint you wanted?’ ‘Lennie’s disarming smile defeated him’

Lennie smiled helplessly in an attempt to make friends’ ‘Why aint you wanted?’ ‘Lennie’s disarming smile defeated him’

15

‘It ain’t no lie. We’re gonna do it. Gonna get a little place an’ live on the fatta the lan’.’

‘It ain’t no lie. We’re gonna do it. Gonna get a little place an’ live on the fatta the lan’.’

16

‘Who hurt George? … Lennie growled back to his seat …’

‘Who hurt George? … Lennie growled back to his seat …’

17

‘and then he was dead.’ ‘’Lennie was in a panic …..then he grew angry’ ‘her body flopped like a fish’ ‘ he seemed bewildered’ ‘covered her’

‘and then he was dead.’ ‘’Lennie was in a panic …..then he grew angry’ ‘her body flopped like a fish’ ‘ he seemed bewildered’ ‘covered her’

18

‘Silently as a creeping bear moves.’

‘Silently as a creeping bear moves.’

19

Aunt Clara vision/giant rabbit

Aunt Clara vision/giant rabbit

20

‘George gonna give me hell … botherin’ him’

‘George gonna give me hell … botherin’ him’