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Stinging dust, Forgotten Lives


After Chapter 3, Describe the fight scene.

It all starts when Candy tells George that he should've been the one who shoot his own dog, not a stranger. After that statement, Slim, Curley, Carlson, and Whit come inside the same room where George, Candy, and Lennie inhabit. Curley then states, "Well, I didn't mean nothing Slim. I just ast you.", at his own conversation with Slim, "Well you been askin' me too often. I'm gettin' God damn sick of it. If you can't look after your God damn wife, what you expect me to do about it? You lay offa me.", Slim remarked. Eventually Slim and Curley begin to argue because of Slim's statement towards Curley's wife, leading to a fight. However, this fight was not between Curley and Slim, but Lennie versus Curley. When Curley was arguing about his wife, he glanced at Lennie who was smiling, immediately Curley thought the smile was towards him, when in reality it was towards Lennie's illusion of him tending the rabbits in George's plan. After that, Curley then throws a punch at Lennie ,with his left hand, in his nose causin Lennie to bleed. As the fight proceeds Curley is hittin Lennie in the stomach as George is yelling, "Get him Lennie!". Finally Curley throws a punch, but when he did Lennie caught it wih his hand. However, he starts to get scared and does not let go, therefore crushing Curley's hand, causing him to be taken to the hospital.