Of Mice And Men Crooks Limitations Analysis

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Everyone has limitations. For instance, Crooks, the stable buck, deals with one lone limitation that turns into more limitations. His limitation isn’t really considered a limitation now, but it sure was a big one back then. He is a black, crippled male, who lives in the barn with the horses and the hay and the horse dung, and its gross. Just because he’s black. I have some limitations of my own as well. Crooks’s limitation is that he’s black. First of all, you have to consider the time period. It was during a time when blacks were judged (widely) by the color of their skin. Secondly, you have to know that people weren’t judged on their character. People were judged on how well they could work, or their ability to help you in some way and since Crooks is crippled, this isn’t much help either. Lastly, you have to realize that because of Crooks’s limitation, he was very lonely. “Crooks said, Long as you won’t get out and leave me alone, you might as well set down.” (Steinbeck 22). In conclusion, Crooks’s biggest limitation is that he’s black.…show more content…
Firstly, you have to know what that means. It pretty much means I can freak myself out about literally anything. Second of all, you have to understand that this makes it hard to be social. It’s hard because I freak out, thinking that everyone’s judging me when they’re really not. Lastly but not least(ly?), it makes me leave behind chances and ignore risks. “Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength,”(Charles Spurgeon). When you feel different from other people, it’s hard to interact with them because you think that they won’t accept you as a person because you’re different. Or maybe that’s just my anxiety talking… Like I said, my biggest limitation is my

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