Her life on a ranch in the 1930s, during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl is even worse because she is the only woman. Her life is surrounded my men who give her no respect. Throughout the story she is disrespected by them and after a series of events unfold, she ends up caught in a situation that she cannot escape. Curley’s wife is introduced into the book by the men as petty, cruel, and conceited. The men make her seem like she was a bad person, but in reality she was just lonely.
“You seen a girl around here?”(37). Being the only girl on the ranch she gets mistreated by many of the men, including Curley. If she is ever doing anything wrong, Curley gets really mad and yells at her. Curley’s wife is always complaining about how much she does not like him. “Well I ain’t told this to nobody before, maybe I ought to.
Dunstan Ramsay had a number of women pass throughout his life. Each of the women played an important role in his life. His mother caused him to become isolated and distant from women. Mary Dempster took away Dunstan’s childhood because of the guilt he felt for her simplicity, and he also was the only woman he truly loved. Leola caused Dunstan to experience jealousy and pity.
Curley’s Wife’s loneliness is caused by her husband. Curley’s Wife is lonely because she did not follow her dream, Curley treats her as a possession, and the guys on the ranch avoid her because she is Curley’s Wife. “Coulda been in the movies, an’
Her carer often comes round and is nasty to her, pushes her and calls her names. Mary hasn’t told anyone because she thinks it is her fault, she is being annoying and this is why her carer is horrible to her. Also people who are dependent on others for personal care. Sometimes people living alone and depending on a carer can make a person very isolated and they may find that their main contact with the outside world is through their carer. Their carer may be the person they see the most in the day.
Do the characters get what they deserve in the End? During the novella of mice and men Curley’s wife is alienated, spoken behind her back, called vile names and singled out from the rest of the ranch, since she is the only woman there. Throughout the novella she is constantly giving hints on how lonely she is even in her own marriage, by the end of the book she is accidentally killed and freed from the life she so dearly hated. However, another view on her death could be negative since when she dies she does not get the life she deserves for being kept in a place she doesn’t want to stay or even she does deserve her death since she is vile for not committing to her marriage vows by being a coquette. Curley’s wife is clearly a very unhappy
Bonnie Smith Yackel's mother is deemed to be an unemployed person according to the government. However, not everyone in the social security office uses correct terminology. The person answering her in the SS office was rude enough to plainly state how her mother, Martha Smith never has worked. If I was the daughter I would be extremely offended at the statement that person just made. And she was and she goes on to explain her mother's life to the reader so she can prove this person wrong and justify her mother's long hardworking career on the farm.
While Stephanie is under incarceration Ellie is staying with his grandmother. His grandmother seems to be a bitter old woman who has a negative effect on everything. She feels Ellie’s mother is not a real criminal, but I feel if she was dumb for taking the wrap for a man that was her boyfriend and not even a husband. He did not stand up for his lady. Seemed to me that grandmother has a case of hatred.
I have the right to say what miseries I have endured…Endlessly I have suffered the wretchedness of exile.” She is commanded to stay where she is by her lord, but dwells on the fact that she has no friends or anyone that she can trust where she is, which creates sadness for her. “My lord had ordered me to take up my abode here, though I had among these people few dear loyal friends; therefore my heart is sad.” She then finds out that her husband has been hiding murderous thoughts through a facade. Throughout the poem she expresses the anguish felt by longing for a lover that will never come by reflecting back on times when he says that the only thing that will tear them apart is death, and feels as though their marriage and love has vanished. To add onto the disheartening tone the poem also tells about how she is told to live in a cave with very
One of the biggest problems that divorce imposes on children is the sadness of their family breaking up and having to adjust to one parent no longer living in the home. Usually it hurts all the family members, including the children that are very young and do not understand what is happening, but they still feel the loss of one of the parents not being around. Divorce, in any circumstance, rips a child apart limiting time spent with his/her parents, and confusing him/her. In Matthew 19:8-9 it says, "Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because your hearts were hard. But it was not this way from the beginning.