Candy - candy is an aging man who is scared for his future on the ranchafter overhearing a conversation between george and lennie, candy offers to give his life savings to george and lennie so that they can all get the farm of their dreams. Indirect and direct characterization is found throughout the novel of mice and men by john steinbeck steinbeck uses adjectives to directly characterize each character then, you indirectly get a realization of each characters personality by the way they speak or act toward one ano. Such as candy and curley's wife tend to be complicated and interesting to the reader through out the story of of mice and men, george's primary purpose was protecting lennie unlike lennie however, george does change over the course of the book at the end of the book, george takes brave and. Of mice and men/characters candy candy, a tall, stoop-shouldered man, is an old swamper who has made a permanent residence on the ranch she is presented.
A secondary school revision resource for gcse english literature about the characters in john steinbeck's of mice and men. In of mice and men, steinbeck made a nationwide problem human and in doing so, he created characters who continue to both move and disturb bibliography : cynthia burkhead, student companion to john steinbeck , (greenwood press, westport, ct, 2002. This website and its content is subject to our terms and conditions tes global ltd is registered in england (company no 02017289) with its registered office at 26 red lion square london wc1r 4hq.
Of mice and men: characters chapter exam instructions choose your answers to the questions and click 'next' to see the next set of questions you can skip questions if you would like and come. Candy also plays a significant role in the dream, providing the money needed to make the down payment because of candy, the dream almost becomes real candy's down payment causes george to believe that, perhaps, the dream can be realized. Of mice and men character quotes see more famous quotes from literature back (click the character infographic to download) candy is an old ranch worker. This of mice and men: character chart lesson plan is suitable for 9th - 11th grade in this character analysis worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer on the main characters in the story of mice and men. - the character of lennie in of mice and men have you ever read of mice and men by john steinbeck if so, you probably remember lennie, george's companion throughout the novel, lennie and george dream of having their own farm.
Home gcse english literature of mice and men - characters mind map of mice and men - characters mind map of mice and men - relationship - candy and his. Need help on characters in john steinbeck's of mice and men check out our detailed character descriptions from the creators of sparknotes. When all of the ranch hands went into town, lennie, crooks, candy, and curley's wife were left behind this was due to discrimination and prejudice. Of mice and men is rife with lonely characters, all looking for friendship and a better existence however, it is interesting to note that no one is really alone: people live and work in close proximity to one another and have different forms of relationships. In the book of mice and men, it is evident that the friendship between george and lennie is strong they have each other and that makes them different from all of other characters they are not necessarily stuck in the circle of all ranchers they have a chance to go onto bigger things.
In of mice and men, steinbeck uses his characters, locations, animal imagery, and a simple game of cards to demonstrate to his readers that most people dream about lives of great significance but in reality, most humans' limitations keep these dreams from coming true, and in the long run, they are destined to experience common lives. Steinbeck has written of mice and men in a time period where men traveled alone and rarely sent time with other people this is reflected in the characters of the novel, who are all lonely however some are lonelier than others. A list of all the characters in of mice and men the of mice and men characters covered include: lennie, george, candy, curley's wife, crooks, curley, slim, carlson, the boss, aunt clara , whit. The timeline below shows where the character candy appears in of mice and men the colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance the colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance. Of mice and men oct 19 - nov 17 at copaken stage a pair of migrant workers in depression-era california move from town to town in search of work, and dream of buying land and owning a ranch someday.
In john steinbeck's novel, of mice and men, steinbeck conveys the main themes, isolation, loneliness, and insecurity through many characters one of the characters who best embody the theme(s) is candy candy is an old, disabled, isolated, unhappy, lonely, insecure, swamper candy's loneliness is. All the men except candy watched him a classic 1937 novella by nobel prize-winning author john steinbeck, of mice and men tells the story of migrant ranch workers george of mice and men. Curley, the boss' son, is an evil character in steinbeck's world even lennie feels the sense of menace when curley first comes into the bunkhouse curley is a thin young man with a brown face, with brown eyes and a head of tightly curled hair. Of mice and men and the main character there are two and they are george milton and lennie small.
Candy is a somewhat lonely, worn-out ranch hand who temporarily enjoys the dream of owning some property with george and lennie good-natured and kind, candy works on the ranch cleaning up the. Main characters of mice and men by john steinbeck candy the old handyman on the farm, has an old sheep dog and wants to join george in his dream of buying a farm.
Of mice and men follows him toward a difficult realization that the world is designed to prey on the weak at the start of the novella, george is something of an idealist despite his hardened, sometimes gruff exterior, he believes in the story of their future farm that he tells and retells to lennie. Pages in category characters the following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total.