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And scattered about the floor were a number of personal possessions; for, being alone, Crooks could leave his things about, and being a stable buck and a cripple, he was more permanent than the other men, and he had accumulated more possessions than he could carry on his back.

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A

Being a black man, Crooks did not have as many opportunities as the others so he would likely stay put, rather than try to venture out in search of different jobs.

B

Crooks is a better worker than the others so he has been given a permanent job on the ranch, whereas the other men hold temporary positions because the boss doesn't trust them.

C

Curly and the boss pay Crooks a workers' compensation in addition to his salary because he was injured on the job.

D

Crooks' disability does not allow him to travel easily, let alone find another rancher who will hire him. So he chooses to stay put, rather than risk leaving.

E

Crooks has worked there for so long that he has earned several raises and, therefore, makes a lot more money than the other men.

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