• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Chapter 7 As the dull evening sun started to fade the two men, Slim and George, started their way back along the dusty track, followed shortly by the slow footsteps of Curley and Carlson

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Chapter 7 As the dull evening sun started to fade the two men, Slim and George, started their way back along the dusty track, followed shortly by the slow footsteps of Curley and Carlson. Slim broke the awkward silence between them both. "You o.k.?" Slim asked. "Yeah," replied George. "I didn't want to do that." "You did what you needed to." said Slim sympathetically. "Better that I did it, instead of them evil bastards. They only wanted to do it 'cause they were excited by violence," said George with watering eyes. "Lenny wasn't like that. He hated violence. He only did that thing to Curley 'cause I told him to, he didn't want to. ...read more.

Middle

George started to go in, and Slim left to go to the barn. "Wait George, we might still be able to set the thing up with the ranch, mightn't we?" called Candy. "We've got the money to do it." George turned slowly on his heel and thought for a moment, and then a gentle smile broadened across his face. George started to speak excitedly. "Let's do it, tomorrow. I can swing it so we can get moved in and set up by Wednesday. I'm gonna talk to the boss. You comin'?" "Sure," answered Candy. They knocked on the door to the boss's office. A deep voice replied, "Come in," as they stepped round the door, he saw George and burst into a series of congratulations and how he wants to make it up to him. ...read more.

Conclusion

Here George take this," said the boss as he handed him a gun and a box of bullets. "Your gonna need to protect that place of yours." "Thank you. Sorry for the short notice," said George. They turned and walked out through the door. George looked at Candy. "Pack your things. We're leavin' at first light." It was morning now and the two men had already started their long journey. They walked down the dusty track. All of a sudden, George stopped and stared at the ground. Candy looked round. "What you lookin' at?" Candy shouted. "Old memories," replied George sorrowfully. "Look at that, a poor defenceless animal dead in the road." "It's a mouse, for God's sake!" said Candy. George, taking a deep last breath, put the gun to his head and slowly pulled the trigger. ?? ?? ?? ?? Warren Roffey ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level John Steinbeck section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level John Steinbeck essays

  1. Of Mice and Men Chapter 7 - original writting.

    But, it was different. For, he had seen another side of Curley there, a good side... George turned around to see Slim moving over towards him. "Who did this massacre?!" George blurted out at Slim. "I'm not quite sure, but it might have been the boys from up north.

  2. Of Mice and Men: Alternative ending for the final chapter.

    "Yeah! Lets do it," they all said in unison. That evening there was a bustling of activity and organisation. By nine thirty they were all in, all that is except the 'nigger'.

  1. Loneliness in Of Mice and Men

    George feels lonely because he seems the kind of character who needs a companion to contribute to things that they do, and Lennie is not like that. He gets so used to himself that he feels alone in the world.

  2. Of Mice and Men - Full Summary and Analysis

    Upon meeting Lennie he is eager to start a fight with him, for fighting a man so much larger would prove Curley's physical prowess. Steinbeck portrays Curley's Wife, however, as conforming to Curley's worst anxieties. It is only when Steinbeck introduces the wife that Curley's bravado becomes understandable.

  1. Account for Lloyd George's fall from office in 1922.

    Fewer raw materials, food were needed, as Britain was no longer forced into self-sufficiency. This meant that a slump occurred in many industries. This was natural and expected as the war had stimulated the economy to a level no longer required.

  2. of mice and men

    Curley becomes angry, and tells Lennie that next time he better speak when he is asked a question. George is worried that Curley will mess with Lennie. Candy confirms George's fears when he says: "Curley's like a lot of little guys.

  1. Of Mice And Men

    One interesting fact about Slim is that he is there during the key moments. The first one is when he supports Carlson at the crucial moment before he shoots Candy's dog. Slim is a wise man, and smart too. He knew that Candy would be really upset, and if he

  2. Of Mice and men - Overall Plot.

    She kindly lets Lennie stroke her hair, but when he won't let go she panics and struggles. She begins to scream, and Lennie is afraid he will get into trouble, so he shakes her to make her stop. He succeeds, but unfortunately he also kills her.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work