How does slim behave toward George and Lennie?
When George first meets Slim, George tells him about Lennie’s troubles in Weed. George senses in Slim a person of intelligence and empathy who will not be mean to Lennie, make fun of him, or take advantage of him. Slim is the only one on the ranch who appreciates the difficulty of George’s position.
How does slim treat George at the end of the book?
Why does Slim treat George as he does? He feels bad for him and he feels that George did the right thing by killing Lenny. George is a good worker.
How is Slim’s opinion of George and Lennie’s friendship different from Curley’s?
Slim is quietly friendly. He asks questions about their relationship, but does not judge them. How is Slim’s opinion of George and Lennie’s friendship different from Curley’s opinion? Slim approves of George’s traveling with Lennie to combat loneliness, rather than implying there is something strange or wrong about it.
Does Slim respects Lennie?
Slim is independent and prefers to go through life alone. Slim respects Lennie because of his ability to work. George knows immediately that Lennie killed Curley’s wife. Slim wished he could someday meet the same fate as Candy’s old dog.
Why does George Trust slim?
Why does George trust Slim? Slim is respected for his skills on the ranch, good attitude towards everyone, and respectful manner of confidence.
What two major stories does George confess to slim Why does George tell slim?
What 2 major stories does George confess to Slim? Why does George tell Slim? he told Slim that Lennie is a nuisance. he thinks that he can trust slim.
What happens to Slim’s dog and her puppies?
Slim reports that he drowned four of the puppies immediately because their mother would have been unable to feed them. Carlson suggests that they convince Candy to shoot his old, worthless mutt and raise one of the pups instead.
What happens after George kills Lennie?
After killing Lennie, George will never fulfill the dream of life on the farm. At the beginning of the novel, when George describes the dream to Lennie, he also describes other ranchers: “’They got no family. They don’t belong no place.
What is Slim’s dream?
Slim doesn’t have dreams for the future, He is a realist, and he is great at giving advice and helping his friends understand their iwn dreams. Unfortunately, Slim’s realistic attitude also lend him a sense of hopelessness……..
What does Slim say about George and Lennie’s relationship?
Slim appreciates George’s friendship with Lennie, saying that it is a welcome change in a world where no one ever “seems to give a damn about nobody.” George confides in Slim the story of how he and Lennie came to be companions.
How is slim presented?
Slim is an interesting character in the novel, ‘Of Mice and Men’. Steinbeck presents him as a god-like figure who has natural authority and contrasts dramatically with Curley, for instance. Slim is introduced slowly, which is different from the other characters; who the reader is mainly acquainted with very quickly.
How does slim describe Lennie?
Slim comments on Lennie’s ability to work hard and mentions that it is obvious Lennie is not too bright. Slim then asks why Lennie and George go around together because most of the ranch hands he’s seen are always alone and “[n]ever seem to give a damn about nobody.”
How does Slim use his power?
Slim has natural power; his authority is gained through respect of the other men. They come to him voluntarily to ask his advice and to talk to him. Slim’s height is also used to reflect his status and shows us that even though he could have physical power over the men, he chooses not to, instead he respects them.
What does slim symbolize?
Slim’s character is used to symbolize hope. In the bunkhouse the light of the table “threw its brightness straight downward” onto Slim, creating a biblical light imagery. The light is brightest where he is and grows darker the farther from him, much like a spot light.
How does Steinbeck describe Slim?
Slim is described by Steinbeck as ‘the prince of the ranch,’ and his authority and confidence reinforce this image. He is not portrayed as a perfect moral character, as he goes to the whorehouse with the rest of the men and is possibly having an affair with Curley’s wife, but he has many positive attributes.