Monday, March 30, 2009

Of Mice & Men characters Period 1

bad jokes
"glad to meet you he ain't very small" p.35
wants to kill puppies
"Why don't you get Candy to shoot his own dog...."p.36
infer that he is some type of ranch hand
powerful, big-stomached man p.35

Thin young man with a brown face, with brown eyes and a head of tightly curles hair. He wore a work glove on his left hand. Like the boss, he wore high-heeled boots.
Picks fights w/ bigger guys
recently married
" a lot of little guys...picks fights w/ bigger guys" p. 26 (The swamper)

The swamper
Lost one hand in accident
Old/ Old Dog
Tall, stoop shouldered man
p.60 "I wished somebody shoot me"
"I make a will & leave my share to you" p.59

Jerk-line skinner
Tall long black straight hair
Moved like royalty/ master craftsmen
All talk stopped when he spoke
Great authority; word was taken on any subject
ageless face
slow-speech; understanding beyond thought
hands large, lean & delicate
p.41 "What did you do in Weed" (acts like he doesn't know)
p.36 "You guys better come in and eat..." (not animalistic; more chill)

"A little stocky jeans, flannel...soiled stetson...high-heeled boots (not laboring man)
"pretty nice guy"-
controls who he hires

Curley's Wife
Full roughed lipes
Red fingernails
Voice nasal quality
"body thrown foward" -tease p.34
"married two weeks and got the eye...maybe that's wife Curley's pants got the ants"
tart, lu-lu

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