Of Mice and Men: Carlson (Quotes)

Appearance “powerful, big-stomached man”
Likes to joke “He ain’t very small” & “chuckled softly at his joke”
Lack of emotion, pragmatic “Why don’t you get Candy to shoot his old dog and give him one of the pups to raise up?”
Respects Slim “Carlson stepped back to let Slim precede him”
Unsympathetic “Tell you what, I’ll shoot him for you, then it won’t be you who does it.”
Brutal, physically unafraid of Curley, follows Silm’s lead “You god-darn punk” & “you come for me and I’ll kick you god-darn head off.”
Lonely ‘During the conversation, Carlson had refused to be drawn in.’
Strong ‘A powerful, big-stomached man.’
Insensitive “Y’n’t you get Candy to shoot his old dog…?”
Tough “You come for me… kick your God d*** head off “

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