Verbal Irony In 'O & M'

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1. How is verbal irony used in OM&M? "Come on in. If ever'body's comin' in, you might just as well." This is ironic because Crooks is very possessive of his space and does not like others invading it. On the other hand, inspite of the tone of voice, he is lonely and wants company. 2. How is symbolism used in OM&M? George and Lennie both want to own a patch of land “on the fatta the land”, as well as candie and crooks. This is important because even though they live in a careless world this symbolises dreams, freedom. Questions 1. What are the two books that Crooks owns? A tattered dictionary and a mauled copy of the CA civil codes for 1905. 2. How does Crooks react to Lennie when he comes to visit? Crooks tells lennie to leave, and that he is not welcomed.…show more content…
For what reason did Lennie come to the barn? The light was left on and lennie was lonely. 4. Where is george? George is in town. 5. What do we learn about crooks family? Crooks was born in California and his dad owned a chicken ranch. 6. What does Lennie tell Crooks, even though he probably shouldn’t have? Lennie told him about the rabbits. 7. What is Crook’s opinion of George and Lennie desire to get land? Crooks tells Lennie and George they will never be able to get land because everyone has dreams but they never achieve it. 8. About what did Candy want to talk to Lennie? Candy wanted to talk about the rabbits with Lennie. 9. Where is georges money going according to Crooks? According to Crooks George’s money is going to the women in the “cathouse”. 10. Who visits Crooks, Candy, and Lennie? Curley’s wife comes to visit Crooks, candy, and Lennie. 11. What do we learn about Curley’s wife? We learn that Curley’s wife wanted to be a actress, and that she secretly hates Curley. 12. Before curley’s wife leaves, what does she notice about Lennie? Curley’s wife notices that Lennie has a lot of bruises on his

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