Which character are these quotations describing? “His arms gradually bent at the elbows and his hands closed in a fist” “He hates big guys. He’s alla time picking scraps with big guys” “I’m scared I’m gonna tangle with that bastard myself” “…. Was flopping like a fish on a line, and his closed fist was lost in Lennie’s big hand” Think about what you know about Curley. How would you describe him? Learning Objective: To explore the character of Curley in Of Mice and Men. What language is used and what does this show us about him What can we tell about Curley? Look at your sheet of quotations on Curley. For each quotation say: •What it shows you about Curley as a person? •How you think the reader is supposed to feel about him? Using our Knowledge of Extract work Underline four significant lines about Curley. Think about •Appearance. •What he says. •How he does it. •What he does Extra Thinking: Find some words that you think show his aggression. How do I turn this into a PEE? Key Phrases: One thing I learn is....., The quote that shows me that is...., It shows me this because.... Writing your PEE You need to state at least four things you learn Use the phrases •From this extract I learn... •One quote that shows this is..... AND Choose your quote carefully •Explain each quote- it shows me this because..... Checking time •Highlight the word you used to describe Curley. •Highlight your quote in one colour. •Highlight the phrase that starts “because”... One your postcard write down 1 thing you learnt about Curley today. 2 key phrases you could use in the exam. 3 Character qualities we learnt at the beginning of the lesson.