Of Mice and Men – Who is being described here? 2


‘She had full, rouged lips and wide spaced eyes, heavily made up. Her fingernails were red. Her hair hung in little rolled clusters, like sausages. Her voice had a brittle, nasal quality.’

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‘A tall man … he combed his long black damp hair straight back. … he moved with a majesty only achieved by royalty and master craftsmen. … His hatchet face was ageless. He might have been thirty-five or fifty.’

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‘A powerful, big-stomached man’

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‘The angry little man …’

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‘…calm godlike eyes’

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‘… thick-bodied’

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‘A young labouring man … His sloping shoulders were bent forward, and he walked heavily on his heels, as though he carried an invisible grain bag.’

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‘A lean Negro head, lined with pain, the eyes patient’

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‘His body was bent over to the left by his crooked spine, and his eyes lay deep in his head, and because of their depth seemed to glitter with intensity… ‘

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‘She was very pretty and simple, and her face was sweet and young’

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‘… a little fat old woman. She wore thick bull’s eye glasses and she wore a huge gingham apron with pockets, and she was starched and clean.’

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