# What does candy say to George?

## What does candy say to George?

As they hear the other men’s voices approaching, Candy says quietly to George that he should have shot his old dog himself, and not let a stranger do it.

Here, Candy asks if he can join in George and Lennie’s plan to own a small farm, ultimately turning their dream into a possible reality since he has money to contribute. They all sat still, all bemused by the beauty of the thing because the three men realize that this plan now has real possibility.

## What does George accuse candy of?

At that moment, George realizes that Candy and his dog are outside, and he angrily accuses Candy of listening to their conversation. As Candy is reassuring him, Curley comes in, looking for the boss.

## What does candy wish he had done in Chapter 3?

It is no coincidence that soon after George confides in Slim that he has known Lennie since childhood, Candy pathetically says that he could never kill his dog, since he has had him since he was a pup. Most significant is Candy’s quiet comment to George that he wishes he had shot his old dog himself and not allowed a

## Why does George let Candy in on their dream?

Why does George agree to let Candy come with them to their dream farm? Because Candy has money and will help pay.

## What did candy offer the Lennie and George in order for them to include him in their plans?

After hearing about the piece of land that George and Lennie plan to buy, Candy offers to give them all of the money in his savings if they will let him live with them.

## What does candy hopefully ask George?

What does Candy hopefully ask George? Candy asks George if the two of them can still buy the farm.

## What does candy say to George about his dog?

Carlson shoots the dog, and a while later, Candy tells George: I ought to of shot that dog myself, George.I shouldn’t ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog. If you’ve read the ending of Of Mice and Men, you know what a bundle of foreshadowing that is.

## Why is George so upset at candy at the end of Chapter 4?

Chapter 3, page 61: I ought to of shot that dog myself, George.I shouldn’t of ought to let no stranger shoot my dog. This quotation illustrates Candy’s remorse over allowing someone who did not care about his dog to end its life. It foreshadows the decision George will have to make in the final chapter of the book.

## What does candy explain to George about Curley after he leaves?

Curley, an aggressive and malicious ex-boxer, immediately senses that he might have some fun at Lennie’s expense, and begins to demand that the big guy talk. After Curley leaves, Candy explains that Curley loves beating up big guys, kind of like he’s mad at ’em because he ain’t a big guy. Curley’s temper has only

## What secret does candy tell George and Lennie about Curley?

Candy tells her twice that Curley caught it in a machine, but she doesn’t believe him. Lennie watches her, fascinated, and Crooks keeps very quiet. Finally, Candy tells her to go away because she is not wanted in the barn.

## Why does George Tell candy to wait and to tell Curley what happened to his wife?

As they hear the other men’s voices approaching, Candy says quietly to George that he should have shot his old dog himself, and not let a stranger do it.