In john steinbeck's of mice and men, although many people on the ranch were lonely, the author uses curley's wife to show how desperate she was for attention. Curleys wife curley’s wife is a complex, main character in john steinbeck’s novella, “of mice and men” she is introduced at the beginning and ultimately causes the end of the novella, her naivity and flirtatiousness leading to her inevitable death at the hand of lennie, confused and scared by her forwardness and eventual unrest. Curley's wife came to see lennie because she figured out that he crushed curley's hand and wouldn't be afraid of curley anymore-he was the most likely candidate for her advances at this time. Free essay: steinbeck's novel 'of mice and men' explores the everyday lives of migrant workers during the great depression in this era, american men were. Why should you care about what curley's wife says in john steinbeckâ€™s of mice and men donâ€™t worry, weâ€™re here to tell you. Everything you ever wanted to know about curley's wife in of mice and men, written by masters of this stuff just for you. Start a discussion here with each other exploring the presentation of curley's wife so far in the novel use evidence from the text to support your ideas. Do you find her portrayal a sympathetic one in of mice and men, curley's wife is presented in many various ways at first impression.
In of mice & men, the character curley’s wife is depicted as flirtatious, promiscuous, and insensitive however, her husband curley sees her as only a possession. Curleyʼs wifescene 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. A secondary school revision resource for gcse english literature about the characters in john steinbeck's of mice and men. Curley's wife is a very young girl who lives a very troubled life and ends up getting everybody, especially lenny, into a lot of trouble.
6 discussion posts camille said: we actually studied that at school and we said that curley's wife and crooks are always left aloneshe only flirts and. Curley's wife, like the other players in the drama she is portrayed, like the girl in weed, as a liar and manipulator of men in the scene in crooks' room.
Extracts from this document introduction how does steinbeck present the character of curley in of mice and men in of mice and men steinbeck mainly presents curley as a mean person who wants authority on the ranch. Lennie has the strength of 20 men and the mind of a child this deadly combination will soon lead to the death of curley's wife lennie's puppy.
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. In this lesson, we will examine the antagonistic character, curley, from of mice and men, who is the mean, cruel, and menacing son of the boss. The novel of mice and men was written in the 1930’s by a man named john steinbeck the book is set in america and at a time during the great depression.
Of mice and men is not kind in its portrayal of women in fact, women are treated with contempt throughout the course of the book steinbeck generally depicts women as troublemakers who bring ruin on men and drive them mad. Candice brown was born on july 6, 1915 in sacremento california, and died on august 26, 1935 at age 20 when her neck was broken by lennie small her fammily included her husband, curley brown, her parents, lucy and joe smith, and her younger sister, joanna at time of death she lived. Of mice and men movie clips: curley's wife (sherilyn fenn) interrupts george (gary sinise) while he's working and starts to seduce him film description. 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. Curley's wife is usually referred to as a tramp, tart, or a looloo by the men on the ranch in the story, her name isn’t mentioned so we do not know what else to call her besides "curley’s wife".
Lang, jacqueline the identity of curley's wife in carlisle floyd's of mice and men the identity of urleys wife in arlisle floyds of mice and men by. A scene from of mice and men, curly's wife offers lennie the chance to stroke her hair, he does, and ends up killing her. John introduced us to a character called curley’s wife, she plays a complex and misfit character as she got so many different sides to her, as sometimes the reader feels sympathetic and unsympathetic about her. Of mice and men " curley(tm)s wife diary entry i wish i never married curley and would have not ended up in ranch full of men and no curleys wife.