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    How does slim represent American society in the 1930's?

    how do i answer this question?
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    1) use words
    2) write words next to eachother
    3) A* candidate tip= use full stops


    follow these steps and you should get an A*. Good luck
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    (Original post by Kilomontari)
    1) use words
    2) write words next to eachother
    3) A* candidate tip= use full stops


    follow these steps and you should get an A*. Good luck
    I think u need 2 use commas also ngl
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    My thoughts are something to do with the respected man, as a balancing point between the authority and disadvantaged. This could then be broken down into how he treats different characters
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    (Original post by Jacobisswaggy)
    I think u need 2 use commas also ngl
    Nah bro thats a level stuff or degree stuff
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    Here are six points that I would/will make if Slim comes up as a question in the exam. I'm really hoping he will!

    1) Slim is given the longest description by Steinbeck - This shows he is most important and influential on the ranch. Also shown wearing a 'stetson' and given characteristics of a Western hero. Seems Cowboy films were so popular in the 1930's, Steinbeck may be trying to depict him like a movie star. They are generally idolized, and respected, just like Slim should be.

    2) Slim is described as 'prince of the ranch' and a man who moves with a 'majesty only achieved by royalty'. Think about the connotations of these words. . People in the 1930's had trouble trusting others, although they trust in Slim. Which is uncommon.

    3) Slim is in a total juxtaposition with Curley. Curley isn't a nice fella, and has a glove full of vaseline etc. However Slim is a hell of a nice fella. Slim also doesn't need to wear 'high heeled boots', unlike Curley who craves respect through his domination. Links to their physical presence as well as their leadership...

    4) Slim is a vehicle to help the reader to gain new answers - Such as what happened to George and Lennie in their time in Weed. He has an 'ear that heard more than was said to him', or something.. Talk about how Slim 'neither encourages or discourages' George - He just simply listens and offers him reassurance and understanding.

    5) Slim is an open minded character who isn't racist to Crooks. Instead he respects him, unlike how the rest of the ranch workers treat him. Although he's the stable buck, Slim doesn't make him do one of his jobs - He chooses to do it himself.

    6) Talk about the theme of friendship in the final event - Where Slim has to show how he has emotional intelligence, unlike many others on the ranch (Carlson).. Talk about how this highlighted the harshness and violence that occured on the ranch. Slim shows he understands and isn't like the other ranch workers... Instead he is compassionate and sympathetic
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    (Original post by Olmeister)
    Here are six points that I would/will make if Slim comes up as a question in the exam. I'm really hoping he will!

    1) Slim is given the longest description by Steinbeck - This shows he is most important and influential on the ranch. Also shown wearing a 'stetson' and given characteristics of a Western hero. Seems Cowboy films were so popular in the 1930's, Steinbeck may be trying to depict him like a movie star. They are generally idolized, and respected, just like Slim should be.

    2) Slim is described as 'prince of the ranch' and a man who moves with a 'majesty only achieved by royalty'. Think about the connotations of these words. . People in the 1930's had trouble trusting others, although they trust in Slim. Which is uncommon.

    3) Slim is in a total juxtaposition with Curley. Curley isn't a nice fella, and has a glove full of vaseline etc. However Slim is a hell of a nice fella. Slim also doesn't need to wear 'high heeled boots', unlike Curley who craves respect through his domination. Links to their physical presence as well as their leadership...

    4) Slim is a vehicle to help the reader to gain new answers - Such as what happened to George and Lennie in their time in Weed. He has an 'ear that heard more than was said to him', or something.. Talk about how Slim 'neither encourages or discourages' George - He just simply listens and offers him reassurance and understanding.

    5) Slim is an open minded character who isn't racist to Crooks. Instead he respects him, unlike how the rest of the ranch workers treat him. Although he's the stable buck, Slim doesn't make him do one of his jobs - He chooses to do it himself.

    6) Talk about the theme of friendship in the final event - Where Slim has to show how he has emotional intelligence, unlike many others on the ranch (Carlson).. Talk about how this highlighted the harshness and violence that occured on the ranch. Slim shows he understands and isn't like the other ranch workers... Instead he is compassionate and sympathetic
    Thank you so much
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    Slim is given the longest description by Steinbeck. This shows he is most important and higher in the ranch.
    In the novel Steinbeck describes Slim by says 'A tall man stood In the doorway' the word tall reminds us as strong, looked up to and big.
    He also says 'like the others he wore a Blue Jeans and a short jacket' the word 'like the others' shows that he is equal to the others, doesn't differences between them.
    In the novel Steinbeck says 'moved like a majesty achieved only by royalty' thus shows that he is a highrocky he is described as a king or royalty,respected and has power controlled. The boss shows that he is Incharge where else Slim doesn't .
    Slim is a clever guy, workes out the less obvious thing we know this because in the novel it says 'he's ears heard more then was said to Jim's. 'understood beyond thought', this tells us that he is percirptive.
 
 
 
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