With reference in ways steinbeck presents the death of curley's wife, show how the characters react in different ways the first two characters to find curley's wife were candy and george. Curleys wife was just desperate for a little attention and love that she wasn't going to find anywhere else, and she just happened to choose lennie sure, she made some bad decisions, but who doesn't. Of all the characters in the novella, curley's wife is the one that shows this to be the case in the most pointed and poignant way she enters the action as a vulnerable young married woman and leaves the plot in a manner that does not befit her dreams and aspirations in this life. 6- candy tells crooks/curleys wife about the dream farm etc, when he wasnt supposed to tell anyone 7-they tell us that unlike other men, he has possessions which means he has some sort of ambition, pride in himself etc -shows he might actually be wise. In john steinbeck's book 'of mice and men' curley's wife doesn't do much whenever she is mentioned she is seen hanging around the men's quarters at the ranch.
Curley's wife continues talking to the woebegone lennie, who does not listen, telling him of how lonely she is and how she dislikes curley and how she twice missed an opportunity to become an actress and live in hollywood and wear nice clothes-her equivalent to lennie and george's dream of the farm and the rabbits. Later on a we were finishing unpacking curley's wife glided into the bunkhouse and inquired about the whereabouts of curley, i informed her that he weren't here n' she looked at me all flirtatious. Lennie was stroking curley's wife hair and she began shouting angrily because he was going to mess it up lennie panicked because he thought that if george knew he was talking with her he wouldn't let him take care of the rabbits so he shook her violently and told her to stop shouting and he would let her go.
Seventhly,curley's wife uses what little power she has to threaten curley by saying you know what i can do if you open you trap, showing she is sick of being at the bottom of the hierarchy leading her to verbally attack the only person she can-crooks. Notice that curley's wife doesn't threaten to lynch crooks she threatens to get him lynched she has to do all her violence by proxy—and in the world of this novel, that makes her weak and despicable. Curley's wife leaves on the way out, she thanks lennie for beating up her husband immediately after showing weakness, curley's wife asserts dominance over all of the men. Curley's wife enlarge image she doesn't like curley - she tells lennie that she only married him when she didn't receive a letter she'd been promised to get into hollywood.
Curley's wife seems to command less respect than the prostitutes, and even curley chooses to spend his night off at a brothel than with his wife it's hard to determine steinbeck's own view of curley's wife. The mention of curley's wife shows the men's fear of women and their effects on men active themes when candy leaves, george tells lennie to stay away from curley. Curley's wife's obsession with herself ultimately leads to her death she knows lennie is supposed to stay away from her, but thrives on his attention and wants his praise for her soft hair. Curley the antagonist curley is the antagonist, or the character who stands in opposition to the protagonist (usually the main character), in of mice and menhe is the son of the boss of the. Curley's wife represents the loneliness of all the characters on the ranch even though she has a husband, she feels empty inside and feels very.
Curley automatically assumes that slim and his wife are together he didn't have a good reason to assume this because just because curley's wife givees slim the eye doesn't mean that slim likes her. Curley's wife, like the other players in the drama, is simply a character type and the only woman in the plot she is defined by her role: curley's wife or possession george and candy call her by other names such as jailbait or tart she wears too much makeup and dresses like a whore with red fingernails and red shoes with ostrich feathers. - curley's wife ===== at first, curley's wife is described to the reader through the comments of the men on the ranch candy tells lennie and george when he first meets them that she ' got the eye' for the men on the ranch, even though she has only been married to curley for two weeks.
Hi for my english homework we have to write a 500-800 word monologue from curley's wife's point of view that's all we we're told so i'm finding it a little tricky to think of what to include. Curley's wife was used to depict women as the ones who threatened the happiness and well-being of men denying curley's wife a name was an integral part in the writing of of mice and men (c) raquel bracey, december 2012. This is seen in john steinbeck's novella, of mice and men, as he creates the idea that to make one's dream into a plan involves taking risks and can turn into a dream again at anytime this is seen in the novel when george, lennie, and candy's dream of owning their own ranch is crushed wit the death of curley's wife. Curleys wife silently walks up and it is not until she actually enters that lennie, curley, and crooks actually notice her coming in none of the men want her there, and candy tells her that.