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    Can someone give some ideas on what you'd write for the of mice and men question, idk why but I always get confused on the extract questions
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    http://www.bitterneparkschool.org.uk...W-QP-JUN11.pdf

    Can someone give some ideas on what you'd write for the of mice and men question, idk why but I always get confused on the extract questions
    Hiya
    I did this question in my mock and these are the points I put:
    • George is presented as lonely and solitary despite his relationship with Lennie, then talked about how the solitaire game showed this. I expanded it with the idea that Lennie offers no intellectual challenge to George, and included a quote about Lennie changing the subject at the end of the passage.
    • George is careful & considerate when dealing with Lennie, then talked about 'He used a deliberate, thoughtful, slowness'. I discussed how George has to be like this because Lennie's always getting into trouble, and how the list of three slows the reader so that their pace matches George's actions.
    • George is a role model to Lennie; used 'Lennie followed his words admiringly', then talked about how Lennie follows George in every way, intellectually, literally (such as in the opening passage), and again how George has to do this because he knows that Lennie follows everything he does.
    • George is getting tired of looking after Lennie; 'George sighed', 'an' no messes' - passive tone, use of the verb 'sighed', has a double meaning for both relationships and the messes Lennie keeps getting George into.
    Hope that helps
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    Hiya
    I did this question in my mock and these are the points I put:
    • George is presented as lonely and solitary despite his relationship with Lennie, then talked about how the solitaire game showed this. I expanded it with the idea that Lennie offers no intellectual challenge to George, and included a quote about Lennie changing the subject at the end of the passage.
    • George is careful & considerate when dealing with Lennie, then talked about 'He used a deliberate, thoughtful, slowness'. I discussed how George has to be like this because Lennie's always getting into trouble, and how the list of three slows the reader so that their pace matches George's actions.
    • George is a role model to Lennie; used 'Lennie followed his words admiringly', then talked about how Lennie follows George in every way, intellectually, literally (such as in the opening passage), and again how George has to do this because he knows that Lennie follows everything he does.
    • George is getting tired of looking after Lennie; 'George sighed', 'an' no messes' - passive tone, use of the verb 'sighed', has a double meaning for both relationships and the messes Lennie keeps getting George into.
    Hope that helps
    Great advice CaptErin, you keep popping up on these questions. Good luck on OMAM and the Crucible tomorrow. Remember to look at context - many Americans believed in rugged individualism and thought they could could find their way out of the struggle on their own. This lead to loneliness and a reduction in human sympathy - this is why Lennie and George are so strange as the boss asks ' what stake' George has in Lennie. The reduction in emotional behaviour is suggested Carlson when he says 'what the hell do you suppose is eatin' them two guys.'
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    Hiya
    I did this question in my mock and these are the points I put:
    • George is presented as lonely and solitary despite his relationship with Lennie, then talked about how the solitaire game showed this. I expanded it with the idea that Lennie offers no intellectual challenge to George, and included a quote about Lennie changing the subject at the end of the passage.
    • George is careful & considerate when dealing with Lennie, then talked about 'He used a deliberate, thoughtful, slowness'. I discussed how George has to be like this because Lennie's always getting into trouble, and how the list of three slows the reader so that their pace matches George's actions.
    • George is a role model to Lennie; used 'Lennie followed his words admiringly', then talked about how Lennie follows George in every way, intellectually, literally (such as in the opening passage), and again how George has to do this because he knows that Lennie follows everything he does.
    • George is getting tired of looking after Lennie; 'George sighed', 'an' no messes' - passive tone, use of the verb 'sighed', has a double meaning for both relationships and the messes Lennie keeps getting George into.
    Hope that helps
    Thank you so much
 
 
 
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