She could be overly worried about her loneliness getting to her to where she would go as far as letting Lennie touch her. 34. Curley's wife allows Lennie to pet her hair, however Lennie gets too rough and this causes Curley's wife to scream. This freaks out Lennie and he covers her mouth to stop her from screaming, Lennie kills Curley's wife. This event relates to when Lennie crushed Curley's hand because Lennie couldn't figure out how to stop what is casuing him to panic in both events.
Afterwards I actually felt guilty about the last game and gave him his money back. What did you think about the hanging of the rustlers? I found that it was a gruesome sight to watch. I was relieved that the old man and Mex died quickly. I felt really bad for Martin, because his horse didn’t fun off quickly and he strangled for air but he did not die quickly.
(page 234) .Misfit says that he knows that his dad died because of flu. So, he was punished wrongly. He says, “I found out the crime don’t matter. You can do one thing or you can do another, kill a man, because sooner or later you’re going to forget what it was you done and just punished for it” (page 235). Here he says that weather you kill people or take tire of car you will be punished anyway and when you will be punished you will forgot what you did and will be punished for no reason.
Diary Entry Artifact 3 Hey Diary, I think I done messed it up. George aint gon let me tend no rabbits. All I did was feel her pretty hair. It was real soft. But she started yellin an screamin at me and I got scairt George would get mad if she was yellin an screamin like that.
She also acts flirtatiously in front of the other ranch workers. Through her physical appearance and her own actions, Candy’s description of her seems very accurate. Our negative feelings towards her begin to change when she enters Crooks’ residence. Curley’s wife enters asking for Curley and receives cold hearted responses from the men; she then goes on to talk about her loneliness and isolation, and then begins to start verbally attacking the men and aims the reason for doing so, towards Curley. After Crooks asks her to leave, she threatens him, she says “listen nigger, you know what I can do to you if you open your trap?” she discriminates him and puts him down, so she feels in power.
Robert and Roger talk about Jack going to beat up one of their tribe members, “‘He got angry and made us tie Wilfred up.’”(159). They find this cruel act funny and exciting. Their humaneness is disappearing and they are taking pleasures in the most twisted things. Moreover, the disappearance of their humaneness leads them to killing people. Piggy went to talk to them in a civilized manner but they ended up killing him.
He doesn’t know any better and could possibly end up doing something really bad because of this feeling. Mrs. Joe also continuously mentions how Pip is lucky that she has brought him up ‘by hand.’ One day when Pip was asking questions about the marshes, Mrs. Joe loses her patience and yells at Pip, saying, “I tell you what, young fellow, I didn’t bring you up by hand to badger people’s lives out. It would be blame to me, and not praise, if I had. People are put in the Hulks because they murder, and because they rob, and forge, and do all sorts of bad; and they always begin by asking questions.”(Page 13) This places a lot of guilt on Pip, making him feel like he shouldn’t ask any questions at all. To tell a little kid not to ask so many questions is a terrible thing.
Because he was so furious that Janie had done so, he responded by hitting her. “So he struck Janie with all his might and drove her from the store.” (Hurston 80) Jody wanted to prove that he was the one who had power. However, soon after Jody dies due to a disease. “The she starched and ironed her face, forming into just what people wanted to see, and opened up the window and cried, “Come heah people! Jody is dead.
Like George, Candy only wanted his dog dead to prevent it from enduring the suffering that they both face from oppressors. “You seen what they did to my dog tonight? They says he wasn’t no good to himself nor nobody else. What they can me here I wisht somebody shoot me. But they won’t do nothing like that.