Why does Lennie take the dead puppy with when he leaves the barn?
Lennie is alone inside the barn, stroking a dead puppy. Worried that George will find out and won’t let him tend the rabbits, Lennie buries the dead pup in the hay and says that he will claim to have found it dead. Lennie becomes so angry that he hurls the dead puppy across the barn.
What happens to Curley’s wife in the barn?
In chapter five, Curley’s wife enters the barn and discovers that Lennie is attempting to hide the puppy that he accidentally killed. Lennie then jerks her head in an attempt to silence her and accidentally kills Curley’s wife by breaking her neck.
Why did Curley’s wife come to the barn?
Why did Curley’s wife come to the barn? She was looking for Curley, she said, but she actually came to talk to the men and find some company. Why did Crooks change his mind after Curley’s wife left? He realized that the dream could never come true for him.
Why is Lennie angry at the puppy?
Lennie gets upset and angry at his dead puppy because he thinks that when George finds out that George won’t let Lennie tend to the rabbits anymore. Lennie becomes angry at Curley’s wife because she keeps screaming and yelling and Lennie thinks George will hear and check on him.
Why does the American dream end when Lennie dies?
The end of the dream George and Lennie’s dream is impossible once Lennie has killed Curley’s wife. Without Lennie, George cannot envision himself carrying on, and he realises that the dream was never really possible. This represents the hopelessness of men like them.
What was the main reason why Curley didn’t like Lennie?
Part of the reason Curley doesn’t like Lennie is based in their physical stature. Curley is a little person (kind of suffers from a “Napoleon” syndrome), while Lennie is a big individual. When they shake hands, Curley’s hands literally is swallowed and crushed by the grip of Lennie.