Potter was nervous from the time they got there, and he believed Injun Joe. Injun Joe told him that the best he can do right now, is to run away, and hide; and when he met someone, he should act normal. Then Injun Joe left the graveyard, too. Tom and Huckleberry saw it all, and were witnesses. But they were too scared that Injun Joe would come back for revenge if they told the people in the town what happened.
The boss, at the new farm, thinks that George only wants to take Lennie money. But George tells him that he only wants to take care of Lennie. The boss tells George that he had never seen two men traveling together like him and Lennie (22). George has to tell everyone that Lennie is his cousin to protect him. Even though George knows it is not true he has to tell people that, so they don’t harm Lennie (22).
It originally was because he wanted to cut ties with his family. He wasn’t very fond of his dad, because he cheated on his mom with his ex-wife even after he was born. Once Chris learned this about his dad, he never thought of him the same again. He also wanted to show that he could survive by himself without the help of others. To show that, he decided to go into the woods with almost nothing and no one, and try to survive.
Before entering the ranch, George had warned Lennie to keep his mouth shut at all times. When they arrive at the ranch, they start off my meeting Candy, the handyman. Afterwards, George seems to be suspicious with the warm welcome that Candy gives. Next, the boss comes in, and is very aggressive, and does not like George speaking for Lennie, but George stays cynical towards the boss's questions. After that Curly, the boss's son arrives, and a dislike is shown towards Lennie, however George warned Curly not mess with Lennie.
Candy didn't have anything so he wanted grow old on the ranch with George and Lennie (pg59-60) but then Lennie kills Curly's Wife and his dream dies (pg.94). Candy's dreams end in a pessimistic outlook because all he wanted got destroyed leaving him with nothing. Crooks dream was to be respected and not looked at for his color and wanted to live on the ranch with Curly Lennie and George (pg.64). Even though he wanted this he noticed by what Curly's wife said to him that his dream will never be achieved, so he changes his mind (pg.
I found myself on Gatsby’s side, and alone.” (Fitzgerald 175) The whole process while Nick is trying to contact people for Gatsby’s funeral he starts to realize a couple things. He first notices how shallow his cousin Daisy is and the greed of the upper class. Daisy is truly the murderer of Myrtle Wilson but she lets Gatsby take the blame knowing it is not true and wrong. When Nick calls Daisy a half hour after they found Gatsby she was nowhere to be found. He says, “But she and Tom had gone away early that afternoon, and take baggage with them.” (Fitzgerald 175)They both knew what was going happen so they left town to avoid the investigation and funeral in order to save themselves from being caught without thinking of the others they would hurt.
“I’m absolutely positive, I won’t run into anything I can’t deal with on my own” quoted McCandless. From this, Chris was practically screaming that no one knew, and he liked it that way. He changed his name, so that no one could even connect him back to his family. His family actually had a private detective try to find him, but Chris made it extremely hard due to his wanderer habits. Chris also changed his name as a way to follow his destiny.
Many characters are introduced in the opening chapters of Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, and they all change as the events of the book unfold. Two of the most dynamic characters in the book are George and Lennie; their characters change throughout the novel because of the way that they react and adapt to the situations they face. In the first chapter, the reader is introduced to George and Lennie. They approach water and Lennie had "flung down and drank from the surface of the pool; drank with long gulps, snorting... Like a horse". He also dips "his whole head, hat and all" into the water without checking if it was clean first.
During that evening, George had to take a dead mouse away from Lennie, who had been hoarding it because he liked to pet it. George tried to teach simpleminded Lennie that you don't pet dead things, but Lennie had a hard time remembering. George is aware that Lennie has difficulty remembering things, so he has to remind him every time that they went for a job not to say anything, and to let him do the talking. He also stresses the importance that Lennie returns to the particular place and hide in the stream or bushes if gets in any trouble,
‘Dunsey took him to the hunt to sell him for me the other day… I should have paid you a hundred pounds this morning.’ (Page 57) Godfrey’s plan on lying to his father about the horses disappearance was to ensure the fact his father did know about his marriage. Godfrey became needy for his father's approval so that he cou... ... middle of paper ... ...ilas because Silas care for Eppie for most of her childhood while Godfrey only wants to first abandon her thinking it was for the best. He now knows that there is nothing that he can do to convince her and can only provide her support on the side lines. Godfrey knows that although people may disagree with him, doesn't mean they are wrong in doing so. Although Godfrey still surcumbs to basic human instincts of trying to obtain what he can’t have, Godfrey learns throughout the book of traits like compassion and honesty that were nonexistent at first.