Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck Chapter. 1

Total marks: /15

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1. Who is John Steinbeck? Find three facts about him, his life and his work.  For a bonus mark, include a picture of him with your answer.

John Steinbeck, social and political era:

John Steinbeck’s personal life:

John Steinbeck’s work:

2. Briefly describe the setting of the first chapter. Use two or three sentences. Why did the author make this choice. Watch the video for the answer.

3.  There is a mood of peace and tranquillity. Copy three sentences or parts of sentences that the author used to create this mood.

4. Describe the physical characteristics of:


What did they wear?

5. Name the animals that Lennie is compared to in this chapter.

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6. What is Lennie and George’s dream? (please write your answer in a full paragraph)

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