Table of Contents
- 1 What does candy offer George?
- 2 What role does candy play in helping George and Lennie?
- 3 What do George and Candy agree to do?
- 4 Why does George decide to let Candy in on the dream?
- 5 What role does candy play in helping George buy land?
- 6 What is Candy’s role in this section?
- 7 Why does candy Want in on George and Lennie’s plans?
- 8 Why does George Trust slim?
What does candy offer George?
Candy offers his $300 savings to help buy George and Lennie’s farm, if he can join them (see p. 65). Candy joins Crooks and Lennie in the harness room, Crooks’s home, and briefly tries to stand up to Curley’s wife (see pp. 82–5).
What role does candy play in helping George and Lennie?
The fact that Candy’s prepared to put every cent of his life savings into helping George and Lennie achieve their dream shows just how committed—or desperate—he is to find a place in this world where he can live out his remaining years in dignity. Candy has alot of money saved up.
What does candy offer to George and Lennie does Candy want in return?
Candy does not want what happened to his dog to happen to him. He also has $300 he received after his hand was cut off. So, seeing an opportunity to get off the ranch and be somewhat independent, he offers the money to Lennie and George in exchange for a permanent place to stay.
What do George and Candy agree to do?
George allows Candy to become part of the dream of “livin’ offa the fatta the lan'” in many ways because Candy is much like them. He is a person that perhaps much of society finds little use for and has disregarded in many ways; he has outlived his usefulness in the eyes of some.
Why does George decide to let Candy in on the dream?
Why does George agree to let Candy come with them to their dream farm? Because Candy has money and will help pay.
What does candy offer to contribute to the dream and why does he decide?
Candy would do the type of work he has been doing on the ranch. He is able to do light janitorial work with one hand and one arm. He likes the idea because at least it would give him some security, whereas he has no security on the ranch where he is presently employed.
What role does candy play in helping George buy land?
What role does Candy play in helping George and Lennie try to buy land? He offers to put up the money so they can put a deposit down on the land.
What is Candy’s role in this section?
Candy is an old ranchworker who has lost a hand in a work accident and now works as a swamper , or cleaner, on the ranch.
Why does George agree to let candy in on the dream farm with George and Lennie?
Why does candy Want in on George and Lennie’s plans?
Candy wants to join Lennie and George on their farm because he does not want to die alone.
Why does George Trust slim?
One reason why George trusts Slim is because Slim inspires that level of emotion amongst the other ranch hands. Slim does not believe in duplicity and a sense of deception, which is part of the reason why he is able to put Curley in check, preventing him from endangering Lennie after his hand is broken.
What happens when Candy hears about George and Lennie’s dream?
Candy hears about the dream and desires to be a part of the dream. He asks George if he can pay him his life savings and join George and Lennie on their new farm. He commits his savings of 350 dollars to buy the farm. Then Lennie breaks Curley’s wife’s neck and George has to kill Lennie.