Of Mice and Men - Characters


An overview of each of the characters in the book Of Mice and Men.
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George Hamilton He is a small man He has brains and a quick wit. He is a good friend to Lennie. He is honest with people he trusts.
Lennie Small He is a big man, in contrast to his name. He has limited intelligence He shares a dream with George to own a piece of land He likes to pet soft things
Slim Slim is the jerkline skinner (lead mule-team driver) at the ranch. He has a quiet dignity He is the natural leader at the ranch He is mysterious
Curley Curley is the boss's son He's little - so he hates big guys He is a prize-fighter He is newly-married and is very possessive
Curleys Wife She is newly married to Curley We never know her name She is young and pretty She is lonely and naive
Candy Candy is the oldest ranch hand He is the 'swamper' - the man who cleans the bunkhouse He has a very old dog He is lonely and isolated
Crooks Crooks is the black stable hand or buck. He is the only permanent employee He is always called the 'nigger' He is lonely
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