The Only Use of
Of Mice and Men
- "I could get you strung up on a tree so easy it ain't even funny."
Crooks had reduced himself to nothing. There was no personality, no ego--nothing to arouse either like or dislike.
p. 81..1ego = self-esteem (sense of importance)
(ego as in: bruised her ego) one's sense of self-esteem (sense of importance or ability)