Conflict with Curleys Wife Essay examples

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nfl 1. First appearance When Curleys’ wife first appears in the book Lennie was fascinated by her looks and thinks that she is very pretty. You know this because he looks at her from top to bottom. These facts are true because in the book it says “Lennie’s eyes moved down her body.” To show that Lennie was fascinated by her looks it says “Lennie watched her, fascinated”. Another way that we know that Lennie thought that she was pretty is that after she leaves the bunk house Lennie then says “she was purty.” These three quotes show that Lennie was very interested in Curleys’ wife’s appearance and thought that she was pretty indeed. But by Lennie thinking that she was pretty it then caused conflict between Lennie and George. George gets…show more content…
We ain’t got to stay here. We gotta house and chickens an’ fruit trees an’ a place a hundred time prettier than this. An’ we got frien’s, that’s what we got. Maybe there was a time when we was scared of getting’ canned, but we ain’t no more. We got our own lan’, and it’s ours, an’ we c’n go to it.” But Curleys’ wife just laughs with disbelief and makes Candy look bad but Candy then turns it back around by not caring what she says and tells her to scatter along. But Curley’s wife would have none of it so Crooks then steps in but again Curley’s wife makes Crooks feel bad about himself and steps back down again so Curley’s wife leaves having won there argument and feeling powerful. 3. Curley’s wife’s death Meanwhile Lennie was hurting Curley’s wife she was yelling so he said to her “Don’t you go yellin’” he repeatedly says this. After Lennie had killed Curley’s wife it then caused conflict between many people. For example Curley was very angry with Lennie for killing her. Lennie was also angry with Curley’s wife because if it wasn’t for her screaming then he would not have dreamed of killing her. It was also a problem for George because he has to kill Lennie for murdering Curley’s wife. Because Lennie had killed her it meant that he must die. This was the most biggest conflict in the
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