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
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.
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The Scissor Sharpener There were times when this Scissor Sharpener who was a small dwarfed-like man with a hunchback strangely was on one side of his back, he drove what looked like to me was a very tiny gray van, thinking this was made for small people, he would shout out if you needed anything sharpened? The vision I have has never left me, I will always remember this from his tiny little van, he would open the back doors to reveal a grinding wheel; he would bend over and peer to look at you with
Curley is smaller man and a recently wed man to an attractive young lady not to mention the son to The Boss in “Of Mice and Men” by Joseph Steinbeck. In an attempt to cover up his insecurity with both he makes a cover comprised of his bravado and aggressive nature as seen in the book. This is quite clear as he has an overwhelming drive to prove he is better than others both in status and strength. Curley is truly an insecure man at heart as his constant searching for his wife and his suspicion
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
Curley is a powerful, egotistical, arrogant, and cocky character; he wants everybody to respect him, but he does not respect back other people around him. For example, when Curley sees George and Lennie for the first time, “he glanced coldly… his hands closed into fists…his glance was at once calculating and pugnacious” (25) Here, we know if Curley is an arrogant character, he acts haughty and conceited when he talks to George and Lennie. Also, at this point, Curley tries to gain respect from George
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
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.
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