Of Mice and Men Part 5 Summary & Analysis from LitCharts | The creators of SparkNotesToggle navigation. This chapter begins with Lennie in the barn holding his little puppy that he just accidentally killed. He's yelling at the puppy as though it's the puppy's fault that it's so small, and it died. When he hears someone coming, he partially covers it with hay. Curley's wife comes up to Lennie, and he tries to explain to her that he isn't supposed to talk to her. She points out that no one will know because all of the other men are outside having a horseshoe tournament. Then she notices the pile of hay and asks Lennie what happened to the puppy.
Of Mice and Men Chapter 5 Summary
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Before beginning the novella, we will start with a writing journal. They will select one of the pictures on which to write a brief journal response before checking out a copy of the book. As we study the novella, we will be studying the book as a whole instead of breaking it up into smaller "chunks" of reading due daily. They will receive the book on Tuesday 15 September when they will also receive a "book log" assignment as well as access to the study guide hyperlinks to study guide below , and they will need to read the entire book and complete the book log for our discussion of the book on beginning Monday 21 September. For help in understanding Steinbeck's purposes vocabulary and themes , hyperlinks to that information is under the study guide hyperlinks, above the essay hyperlinks. For other basic information on the novella, including plot summary, setting, author information, allusions and idioms in the novella, please scroll down.
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Click the summary infographic to download. All rights reserved. First, he covers the dead puppy up with hay. Next, he flings the dead puppy across the barn. We're not sure he's all that concerned about the dead puppy, actually. Instead, he's worried that George might not let him tend to the rabbits of the dream farm.
It is Sunday afternoon, and bright sun falls into the barn. Hay forms large mounds, and horses' heads peek out of the stables. It is quiet inside the barn; outside is the clang of horseshoes. The men are having a horseshoe tournament, and Lennie is alone inside. Lennie sits in the hay and strokes his dead puppy. He accidentally hit it, killing it.