History Literature / OfMiceAndMen

20th Dec '15 10:37:14 PM shamblingdead2
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* UnusualEuphemism : "Pants rabbits." Apparently crab lice or some other type of parasite, also referred to as "greybacks" in the same scene.
3rd Oct '15 1:24:01 AM McJeff
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* BullyingADragon: Curley picking a fight with Lennie.
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* BullyingADragon: Curley picking tries to pick a fight with Lennie.Slim, and Slim ends up intimidating Curley into submission. He turns it around on Carlson, who just laughs at him. Then he turn on Lennie...

* BullyingADragon: HeadsIWinTailsYouLose: According to Slim, this is what getting in fights with Curley picking is like. Because he's a trained boxer he often beats guys bigger than him, but if he picks a fight with Lennie.and loses, there's no glory in it, and the guy who beat him often gets ostracized for beating up small guy like Curley.

** Carlson to a lesser extent.
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** Carlson to a lesser extent.extent - he's gruff and prickly, but not unlikeable. ** Crooks takes a great deal of joy in picking on Lennie. And then he's put on the receiving end of it by Curley's Wife who threatens to have him lynched.

* TheNapoleon: Curley.
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* TheNapoleon: Curley.Curley, who's small in stature, a trained boxer, and willing to fight almost anyone at the drop of a hat.

* PintSizedPowerhouse: Curley.
3rd Oct '15 1:17:20 AM McJeff
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* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: Lennie, possibly the TropeCodifier.
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* DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength: Lennie, possibly the TropeCodifier. He kills mice just by petting them, kills a puppy by trying to play-hit it, and [[spoiler:tries to calm Curly's Wife down by shaking her, but instead breaks her neck]].
19th Sep '15 10:56:49 PM Yalsaris63
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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Lennie.
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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Lennie.Lennie is a deconstruction of this trope.
18th Sep '15 3:58:15 AM LordGro
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Please read Sinkhole.
''Of Mice and Men'' is a 1937 novel, one of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's most famous, set during TheGreatDepression. It involves Lennie Small (a mentally-impaired GentleGiant) and George Milton, migrant workers who arrive on a California farm and hope to save up enough money to open a rabbit farm, but things go [[{{Understatement}} pretty]] [[GoneHorriblyWrong wrong]].
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''Of Mice and Men'' is a 1937 novel, one of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's most famous, set during TheGreatDepression. It involves Lennie Small (a mentally-impaired GentleGiant) and George Milton, migrant workers who arrive on a California farm and hope to save up enough money to open a rabbit farm, but things go [[{{Understatement}} pretty]] [[GoneHorriblyWrong wrong]]. pretty wrong.
17th Sep '15 5:17:46 PM stuffedninja
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''Of Mice and Men'' is a 1937 novel, one of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's most famous, set during TheGreatDepression. It involves Lennie Small (a mentally-impaired GentleGiant) and George Milton, migrant workers who arrive on a California farm and hope to save up enough money to open a rabbit farm, but things go pretty wrong.
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''Of Mice and Men'' is a 1937 novel, one of Creator/JohnSteinbeck's most famous, set during TheGreatDepression. It involves Lennie Small (a mentally-impaired GentleGiant) and George Milton, migrant workers who arrive on a California farm and hope to save up enough money to open a rabbit farm, but things go pretty wrong. [[{{Understatement}} pretty]] [[GoneHorriblyWrong wrong]].
5th Jun '15 3:55:25 PM YasminPerry
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doesn't anyone on this site know how to use a semicolon?
5th Jun '15 3:55:21 PM YasminPerry
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doesn't anyone on this site know how to use a semicolon?
5th Jun '15 3:55:17 PM YasminPerry
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doesn't anyone on this site know how to use a semicolon?
* NoNameGiven: Curley's wife, The Boss.
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* NoNameGiven: Curley's wife, wife; The Boss.
5th Jun '15 3:01:44 PM YasminPerry
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* ResentfulGuardian: George once laments early on that if not for having to spend money on Lennie, and his moments of stupidity interfering with his plans, he could spend his spare cash at the whorehouse. Then again, this was said in a fit of rage that Lennie caused, [[spoiler:and once Lennie is killed, George is not happy about the future that awaits him, as a solitary migrant worker, with no partner to make the hardships more bearable]].
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* ResentfulGuardian: George once laments early on that if not for having to spend money on Lennie, and his moments of stupidity interfering with his plans, he could spend his spare cash at [[TheOldestProfession the whorehouse. whorehouse.]] Then again, this was said in a fit of rage that Lennie caused, [[spoiler:and once Lennie is killed, George is not happy about the future that awaits him, as a solitary migrant worker, with no partner to make the hardships more bearable]].
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