How is candy discriminated in Of Mice and Men?
Considering this, what type of character is Candy in Of Mice and Men?
Candy. (Click the character infographic to download.) Candy is an old ranch worker ("swamper") who has lost one of his hands in a farm accident. He's spent the best years of his life working on someone else's ranch, only to lose his hand and have little money.
Furthermore, how is candy an outcast on the ranch? In Of Mice and Men the character Candy is an old ranch worker. Candy has been working on otheres farms for years, while working on one of these farms he lost one of his hands in a farm accident. Candy was seen as a outcast to the other rach hands just like Lennie, Crooks and Curly's wife.
Similarly, how does Steinbeck describe Candy?
Steinbeck portrays Candy as a frail, brittle man through the simile ' stick like wrists' which implies that he is weak and may be very easy to break or manipulate. Also it gives the reader the impression that he may be very bony, and skinny. Metaphors are used to present Candy's appearance.
How is candy treated unfairly?
Candy is also treated unfairly because he has one hand missing and is the oldest on the ranch so people are always telling him that his 'dog should be shot' because it is really old and useless. Very limited awareness of context beyond the ranch.