1) Please read p.1- 57 (Ch. 1-4) of Jacob Have I Loved, by Katherine Paterson.
2) Respond to the following on the forum about Of Mice and Men:
Had the unfortunate murder of Curley's wife's not occurred, do you think it would be possible for George and Lennie to attain their goals? What does the killing of Lennie and Curley's wife ultimately imply about the American Dream in the novel?