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  • Curley 's Wife By John Curley

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    weeks ago. Wife lives over in the boss’s house, seems like Curley 's even cockier since he got married" Candy doesn’t seem to like the way Curley’s wife is making his job even more difficult. "She 's purty but she got the eye." She’s pretty but has the eye is basically saying that she tends to look for men that she could possibly flirt with, she 's given slim the eye and that seems to make the other guys nervous in case she makes Curley mad in which he will take his anger out on them. She seems

  • Curleys Wife's Death

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    her. Perhaps if Curley payed for attention to her wife, she would have never been interested in the rest of the men, preventing her death. Curley’s wife shows us that she doesn’t like Curley, and wishes she never married him, as the author notes in the book on page 89, “I don’ like Curley. He ain’t a nice fella”. I also think that Curley’s wife is responsible for her own death because she knows how strong and big Lennie is. On page 81, Curley’s wife says, “I’m glad you bust up Curley a little bit.

  • Of Mice And Men By Curley 's Wife

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    before she married Curley and the career she could 've had. “ ‘Nother time I met a guy, an’ he was in the pitchers. Went out to the Riverside Dance Palace with him. He says he was gonna put me in movies. Says I was a natural. Soon’s he go back to Hollywood he was gonna write to me about it…I never got the letter…I always thought my ol’ lady stole it. Well, I wasn’t gonna stay no where I couldn’t get nowhere or make something of myself, an’ where they stole your letters…So I married Curley. [...] I don’t

  • Curley and Slim in Of Mice and Men

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    two of the minor characters; Curley, the boss’ son, and Slim, the jerkline skinner. The introductory paragraphs of these two characters are interesting because they are highly contrasted. We are first introduced to Curley, “a thin, young

  • Curleys Wife - of Men and Mice

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    nearly came true when she encountered an actor. ‘He says I could go with that show”, but like most young girls was forbade from her mother, ‘my ol’ lady wouldn’ let me”. So having her dream pulled out from underneath her she rebelled, and married Curley. However she always wanted to achieve something of herself and loved attention. “Curley’s wife lay with a half-covering of yellow hay. And the meanness and the planning and the discontent and the ache for attention were all gone from her face.

  • Curleys Wife Analysis

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    Curly’s Wife Curlys Wife is a very powerful and yet powerless character within the novel Of Mice and Men as Steinbeck uses her to reflect the prejudice against women in the 1930s since they had very little rights. Just from her title “Curlys Wife” she has no actual name, this shows that she is just Curlys property and powerless in the sense that she hasn’t got her own individual identity, only an identity through her husband, also she doesn’t have enough power to be called a ‘woman’ instead she

  • Portrayal of Curley and Slim in Of Mice and Men

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    Men’, the characters of Slim and Curley are created to have a strong influence on the other workers’ lives. While both the characters make an impact with the way they are presented, Steinbeck portrays them both very differently. He does this by giving the reader different impressions when each of the characters are introduced, the idiosyncrasies the author has given them, the way they treat others, how the rest of the characters react to the characteristics of Curley and Slim and why they influence

  • 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

  • Of Mice And Men Curley Character Analysis

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    mischief maker, all these words are used to describe a single person, the wife of the man named Curley. This woman whose name is not ever mentioned in the book, is a character from the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. The presence of this woman alone caused mischief, distrust, a bit of rivalry, and mishap on the farm among the coworkers of her husband. This trouble is demonstrated when Slim says to Curley, ¨ Well, you been askin´ me too often. I 'm gettin´ God d*** sick of is. If you can 't look

  • Of Mice and Men-Curleys Wife Analysis

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    Of Mice and Men is a novel set on a ranch in the Salinas Valley in California, during the Great Depression of the 1930s by John Steinbeck. It was the first work to bring Steinbeck’s national recognition as a writer. The book addresses the real hopes and dreams of working-class America. Steinbeck's short novel raises the lives of the poor and dispossessed to a higher, symbolic level. The title suggests that plans of Mice and Men often go awry, a reference to Robert Burn’s poem "To a Mouse." Since