Dec 11: Read Pages 50-75.
Learn about literary analysis here.
In groups of 3, answer these questions/discuss:
- Give a brief summary of what happens, the plot.
- Describe the setting- where does the story take place in these pages?
- Are there any hints/foreshadowing as to what might happen later in the book?
- Who is Susy?
- Describe Whit- what kind of person is he?
- What is George and Lennie’s dream all about? And how does George describe it?
- Do you think this dream will come true for George and Lennie?
- How would you describe the language used in the book? Give one example of the kind of language used.
- Comment on what happens to Curley.
- Discuss how Steinbeck presents the various characters. What literary “technique” isused?