Curley whimpers like a baby and cries helplessly with the pain when lennie kills curley's wife, curley sees this as his opportunity for revenge in his meanness, he tells carlson to aim for lennie's gut so that lennie will suffer. Unfortunately, the foreman of the ranch, curley (casey siemaszko), enjoys tormenting lennie, while curley's frustrated wife (sherilyn fenn) entices lennie with her sexual allure. Curley's wife certainly carries more respect than that woman or the girl remember, curley's wife had only been on site for two weeks, and visible to the workers probably even less time i was up to curley to introduce his wife to the men, but his social skills weren't exactly stellar.
Curley’s wife is depicted as a lonely character later in the novel “i get lonely” as she is the only woman on the ranch, and she is also seemed to have been taken advantage of, as the other men have gone to visit a brothel on the saturday night, and curley, despite being married, has gone with them. Curley's wife is the only woman who is mentioned on the ranch, so the men could think of her as pretty or appealing because they do not come into contact with any other women this could encourage or strengthen her attitude. Curley’s wife is a young, pretty woman, who is mistrusted by her husband, curley the other characters refer to her only as ‘curley's wife,’ which is significant as she is the only character in the novel without a name.
Curley's wife is so lost, lonely and insignificant that steinbeck does not even give her a name she spends the novel trying to find company under the guise of looking for her husband curley is in fact an intensely abusive person with a major case of small-guy complex the irony is that while she. Stienbeck deliberately involves curley's wife as a dominant character in the novel because she can represent a number of different things. Curley's wife represents the harsh normalcy of treatment towards females during the 1930's he cleverly paints her as an example of how the reader's perception of a character can change without the character actually changing. Crooks and curley’s wife suffer from discrimination around the ranch steinbeck expresses discrimination, or prejudice, very simply by refusing to give curley’s wife a name she is displayed as only a mere item of curley’s curley’s wife is disliked by ranch hands as they only see and think “she’s a rat trap if i ever [.
The death of curley's wife how did the author foreshadow the death of curley's wife what happened in weed lennie refused to release a girl's dress in weed because of how soft it was the girl became scared and george and lennie had to leave because lennie has the mind of a child, he could very easily repeat his past mistake. In this lesson, we will look at the character of curley's wife, from ''of mice and men'', and how she is depicted as an eve-like temptress and manipulator. Curley’s wife analysis to be able to know what happens to curley’s wife and why to be able to link to themes in the story that also link with curley’s wife 3. The characters used in the novel help represent every level of society and curley’s wife is an important part of the novel as she represents all the main themes in the book we first acknowledge curley’s wife when the workers on the ranch give their opinion of her to george and lennie. Of mice and men is a novella written by author john steinbeck published in 1937, it tells the story of george milton and lennie small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in california in search of new job opportunities during the great depression in the united states.
This page gives guidance on how to tackle a gcse literature exam extract question candidates usually have about 20 minutes to read the extract, plan and write it is a good idea to ignore the time limit until you get closer to the exam this page is also useful for other questions students might find. Curley’s wife is a tramp and i think she is because she is the only girl on the ranch and i think she wants attention i think she came into the bunkhouse because she saw new men and wanted to intruduce himself. As curley’s wife is a representation of all women in the 1930s i feel steinbeck uses her to show that most women back then had no identity or position in the working world steinbeck uses methods of introduction to show the reader the hardships of women in the 1930s.
Curley’s wife is the only female character in the story and also she is the only major character who is not given an individual name she is represented of woman in 1930’s when women have never been treated equally and were bound to do only house work. Curley's wife in john steinbeck's of mice and men in this essay i am going to examine whether curley's wife is a tart or not i will consider how some of the other characters in this novel, of mice and men, perceive her. Curley’s wife is a character that is very important to the story i believe that between the three possiblities, she was best portrayed in the book but the movie that took the best interpretation of her was the 1992 one.
- 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 candy thinks that she is 'a tart. Curleyʼs wife scene 1: they meet curleyʼs wife book in the book she is acquainted with the two men a few minutes after meeting candy and the ranch owner.
Curlys’ wife is seen as a possessionhowever she is craving attention and portraying herself as very flirtatious i do agree with ines,the way steinbeck has introduced curlys’ wife is very negative and leaves us with a very dogmatic view point. Curley’s wife does so much for someone to talk to her but doesn’t go about it the right way on the other hand, curley’s wife has a lot of importance in the novel at the beginning of the text, steinbeck uses the colour ‘red’ many times. 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. Curley's wife details 1 and 2 married for money and protection: during the 1930s, the great depression was occurring, people were poor and women werent valued as high status individuals.