How Does Crooks Feel Lonely

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Have You ever felt lonely because people don 't like you or your different? In the Book Of Mice And Men a character named Crooks is introduced near the end of the book. Crooks is different this means he doesn’t have the same rights as other people so people don’t acknowledge him, this causes Crooks to feel lonely. This story takes place in a time where people were treated differently than others. Crooks is left out of card games and he has to sleep in a different room from all of the other characters. Other characters in the book don’t talk to him or engage a conversation with crooks. When people try to have a conversation with him they fell weirded out and uncomfortable. Crooks cope with loneliness because he has nobody to be with which…show more content…
Earlier on the page Crooks is saying to Lennie what if George didn’t come back, what if you didn’t have nobody. Crooks is saying all these what if’s because he doesn’t have nobody by his side all the time. To describe this quote Crooks is talking to Lennie telling him that he doesn’t have any body and that lennie is lucky to have somebody that cares for him. “S’pose you didn’t have nobody. S’pose you couldn’t go into the bunk house and play rummy ‘cause you was black. How’d you like that?”(68). Crooks feels that he doesn’t have nobody so he is explaining how he has things for his life and wishes he could have somebody who cared about him in his life. No body in the book really cares for Crooks because he is different so everyone is in the bunk house except for him playing rummy while he is sitting inside his room all by himself. To let the reader know how Crooks fells Steinbeck uses characterization to show how Crooks thinks and feels. I this quote Crooks is talking about himself and explaining to lennie what it is like having nobody around you. “Sometimes he gets thinkin’, an’ he got nothing to tell him what 's so an’ what ain’t so. Maybe if he sees something’, he don’t know whether it 's tight or not. He can’t turn to some other guy and ask him if he sees it too. He can 't tell. He got nothing to measure buy”(73). Crooks badly wants someone
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