The Question and Answer section for Of Mice and Men is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
1) Lennie carries a dead mouse in his pocket simply to have something to pet.
2) Lennie has to be reminded not to talk to much.... just like a child.
“O.K. Now when we go in to see the boss, what you gonna do?”
“I . . . . I . . . .” Lennie...
Aunt Clara supplied Lennie with mice.
Lennie sat down on the ground and hung his head dejectedly. "I don't know where there is no other mouse. I remember a lady used to give 'em to me- ever' one she got. But that lady ain't here."
He is called Crooks because he has a crooked back.
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.