He learns that Mrs Dubose has been suffering from a morpheme addiction.
If he had had an affair then she would be seen to be standing up for herself and that would be a strength. If he had merely left the toilet seat up she would be over-reacting and that would be a weakness.
Curley’s wife flirts with men on the raunch.
This poem has a formal rhyme schream.
Men like to thrash around with their testosterone whereas women like to keep themselves dignified.
In the first stanza the woman becomes a hare.
The significance of the title is that George and Lennie are doomed to walk around America like a mouse.
The pigeon is called Grey Breasts, just like the daughter.
The attitude expressed is very admiral.
The ‘iron gates of life’ are other words for a chastity belt and he wants to get through it.
Ralf doesn’t realise the impotence of adults.
The generals are glutinous.
Of course setting is important. Without a setting they could be anywhere – inside, outside, in a car or even in space!
The left side of the poem is the description of rodney marsh