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Of mice and men

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ENACTMENT OF 'OF MICE AND MEN' REUBEN: Welcome to our re-enactment of the short novel 'Of Mice and Men' by John Steinbeck. Using our knowledge, understanding and notes from the Gary Sinise movie adaptation we have hopefully made this performance as accurate and similar to the book as possible. But first we will be discussing the film and how it portrayed the book on the big screen and seeing if it was successful in it's aim or not. We have made notes on the questions but it will be mainly our improvised opinion talking. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTES ON THE QUESTIONS Question 1.- What major differences do you find between the text and the film directed by Gary Sinise. *Talk about scenes incorporated into the movie which were never mentioned in the book. ...read more.

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We have Matt playing May, Luc playing Candy, Woody playing Lennie and I shall play George. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Lennie: (mumbling to himself) why you gotta go die. Huh? George might not let me tend those rabbits and feed them alfalfa. Why, why you gotta go die? May: What'cha got there Lennie? (Lennie ignores her) May: Hey! I asked you a question, what'cha got there? Silence May: I am talking to you, why you gotta be like everyone else and ignore me. What'cha got there? Lennie: (stutters) Er, er nothin' May: What you covering up there, I know you got somethin'. Lennie: I got nuthin'...George might not let me tend the rabbits. May: Lemme see...pause... come on, lemme look. I promise I won't tell anyone. Moments pass and May gets closer as Lennie uncovers the pup. May: why it's just a pup, you can get plenty of em' here. ...read more.

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(angrily) just be quiet. NOW. ............silence..................... Candy: Hey miss. You really shouldn't be in here. You shouldn't sleep in no barn. 'scuse me. I don't think you should be here. Silence. Candy: GEORGE, GEORGE (shouts) George: What's up? Candy: It's May. Oh George. George: What's happened? Candy: She's gone. George. She's gone and she's dead. George: Goddamit, it wasn't Lennies fault. She probably wound him up. Damn you, you tart. Candy: George? (pause) George? George: What? (snappy) Candy: Are we still gonna get a ranch? George: Why, why did he do this. Candy: I guess not. (mumbled) George. Right, I'm gonna go back out so they ain't suspicious of me and you come out in a minute yelling all at us. Ok? Candy: Sure (disappointedly) ........................................................................................................ REUBEN: That was our enactment of 'Of Mice and Men and now are ready to be hot-seated still in our character forms. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOW WE ANSWER QUESTIONS. SMILE!!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):(:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) ?? ?? ?? ?? REUBEN, MATT, LUC AND WOODY ...read more.

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