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Of Mice and Men

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Whit's Purpose

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What purpose does Whit serve in the novella?

Select ALL that apply.

A

He is one of the major characters in the novella as he will eventually invest in George and Lennie's farm.

B

He is the one who brings to attention the letter in the magazine which helps develop one of the major themes in the story.

C

He is a symbol of the typical ranch worker.

D

He reveals information about Curley's wife, which develops her character and creates an opportunity for foreshadowing.

E

His interactions with George help to develop the main conflict.