Short Essay Questions Key
1. Describe the area of Soledad, California.
The Salinas River runs through Soledad, California, and the Gabilan Mountains are on one side, while there is a valley on the other. The banks are covered with leaves and the area is a haven for rabbits.
2. Describe the character of Lennie in the first scene of the novel.
Lennie could be described as huge and pale. He is walking with George in the first scene.
3. Describe the character of George in the first scene of the novel.
George is small, dark, and quick, and waking with Lennie in the first scene.
4. What does George tell Lennie about the water in Chapter 1?
George tells Lennie not to drink the water because it could make him sick. But then he tastes the water and says that it's fine. He warns Lennie not to drink the water unless it's running.
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