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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


Crooks appearance

'Pain tightened lips'
- pain is constant reality
- embedded into him
- mistreatment


Crooks Violence

'His face lightened up with pleasure in his torture'
- predatory nature of society
- detrimental effect of lifetime of violence
- racial prejudice