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1 Lesson 54

2 Today’s Agenda Of Mice and Men
Review Multiple Choice Practice Literary Terms and Point of View “Steinbeck’s Sympathy for Outcasts” handout Of Mice and Men test LESSON 55 (NEXT CLASS)

3 Multiple Choice Practice

4 Equal Superior Inferior Uncaring
The reader can infer that in his relationship with Lennie, George is Equal Superior Inferior Uncaring ANSWER: The reader can infer that in his relationship with Lennie, George is Equal Superior Inferior Uncaring

5 2. The purpose of paragraph 2 is to provide details about
Setting Theme Conflict Characters

6 Which of these events occurs first?
Lennie and George drink from the pool. Lennie and George get off the bus. Lennie and George sit on Howard Street. Lennie and George enter the clearing. 3. ANSWER C

7 4. The main idea of paragraph 3 is that ranch workers
Waste their money rather than saving it Have no permanent home Work very hard for other people Are lonely and lack goals ANSWER: D

8 5. Paragraph 5 serves primarily to
Reinforce that Lennie and George are similar to all ranch workers Hint that both Lennie and George are criminals Contrast with earlier descriptions of ranch workers Characterize Lennie and George as law-abiding non- drinkers ANSWER: C

9 The structure of the passage could best be described as moving from
A focus on Lennie’s weaknesses to a focus on George’s strengths Idealistic dreams of the far-off future to realistic planning for the next day Details about the past to plans for the future Details of setting to in-depth development of characters ANSWER: B

10 7. From details and dialogue in this passage, the reader realizes that Lennie is all of the following EXCEPT Childlike Cruel Forgetful Eager to please ANSWER: B

11 8. Which is the best definition of the word mean in Lennie’s statement, “It’s mean here” (paragraph 3)? Medium in size Lacking in kindness Common in appearance Reluctant to accommodate ANSWER: B

12 9. The author has Lennie speak with short, simple words and sentences in order to
Provide relief for the reader from the longer sentences of George Serve as a contrast to the sentences describing the setting Add extra emphasis to what Lennie says Reflect the simplicity of Lennie’s mind ANSWER: D

13 10. In paragraph 5, the author describes the basins as rattling in order to convey
The flimsy nature of the basins The activity of the men washing The importance of having basins A hint danger from the rattlesnake sound ANSWER: B

14 11. Which of the following is NOT a detail used to develop Slim’s characterization?
“a tall man” “There was a gravity in his manner” “Can’t hardly see nothing in here” “his word was taken on any subject” ANSWER: C

15 12. Paragraph 25 (begins “George said wonderingly”) reveals George’s desire to
Go to a circus Play baseball Be his own boss Have no responsibilities ANSWER: C

16 13. In paragraph 31 (begins “Voices were approaching”), the use of the phrase “someday” rather than “next month” serves to show The vagueness of when the men will achieve their dream The definite timeline established for the leaving the ranch The certainty of the men’s dream coming true That the men are convinced the dream will never be realized ANSWER: A

17 14. Which of the following details in paragraph 1 does NOT support the inference that Crooks is different from the men in the bunkhouse? “Crooks had his apple box over his bunk.” “for, being alone, Crooks could leave his things about” “he was more permanent than the other men” “he had accumulated more possessions than he could carry on his back” ANSWER: A

18 15. In paragraph 6, Crooks takes his hand out from under his shirt because he
Wants to be ready to defend himself in case Lennie attacks him Does not want Lennie to think he is reaching for a weapon Was preparing to undress for bed, but now must wait until Lennie leaves Is embarrassed to be seen applying liniment to his crooked spine ANSWER: D

19 16. In paragraph 19, the words “then remembered” refer to Lennie remembering that he
Should go see his puppy Had not been invited into Crooks’s room Was not a skinner who had business in the barn Was not supposed to pet the puppy ANSWER: B

20 17. Given the setting of the first paragraph, the way Curley’s wife is dressed is
Appropriate Inappropriate Humorous Satirical ANSWER: B

21 18. From paragraph 7, the reader can infer that
Curley’s wife knows Lennie broke Curley’s hand George is physically afraid of Curley. Curley’s wife thinks Curley hurt his hand in a machine. Curley is afraid that Lennie will run off with his wife. ANSWER: A

22 19. Curley’s wife responds angrily in paragraph 33 (begins with “Curley’s wife said angrily”) because she Does not like rabbits, and that is all Lennie talks about Resents Lennie’s loyalty to George See Lennie’s comments as proof that he is not really listening to her Does not want to think about the dead puppy ANSWER: C

23 Literary Terms B F A G C or D E C

24 TEST – lesson 55 30-35 Multiple Choice Questions Literary Terms
I will give you an example/line from the story and you tell me what it is an example of. Reading Comprehension You will be allowed to use your book. IT IS NOT LITERAL RECALL. YOU MUST READ, THINK, AND ANSWER.

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