Flashcards in Violence And Hostility Deck (5)
Moments in the novel
- crooks treated with violence so now less open to others (predatory nature of society)
- Curley crouching when seeing Lennie
Curley reaction to Lennie
'He stiffened and went into a slight crouch. His glance was at once calculating and pugnacious'
- subconsciously defensive
- futility of dream
- internal anger, external violence
Curley wife effect on crooks
'Crooks had reduced himself to nothing'
- effect of violence, Inhumane
- lose identity
'Pain tightened lips'
- pain is constant reality
- embedded into him