This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Candy - This character is the old, disabled ranch hand who is helpless to stop the shooting of his dog and who knows that he too will be banished when he is no longer useful.
Carlson - This character is a skilled mechanic at the ranch who assumes an arrogance forbidden the others.
Crooks - This character, the despairing old Negro stable worker, lives alone in the harness room, ostracized from the ranch hands.
Curley - This character, the son of the owner of the ranch, is willing to fight at...
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