Of Mice And Men Curley's Wife Quotes

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Useful quotations from ‘Of Mice and Men’ Chapter 2: • “She got the eye.” (Candy about Curley’s wife.) • “I think Curley’s married... a tart.” (Candy about Curley’s wife.) • “What a tramp.” (George about Curley’s wife.) • “I seen ‘em poison before, but I never seen no piece of jailbait worse than her.” (George about Curley’s wife.) Chapter 3: • “She ain’t concealin’ nothing. I never seen nobody like her. She got the eye goin’ all the time on everybody. (Slim about Curley’s wife.) • “Ranch with a bunch of guys on it ain’t no place for a girl, specially like her.” (George about Curley’s wife.) Chapter 4: • “Ever’ one of you’s scared the rest is goin’ get something on you.” (Curley’s wife about men…show more content…
(Crooks after Curley’s wife has racially insulted him) • Crooks had reduced himself to nothing. There was no personality, no ego- nothing to arouse either like or dislike. He said, “Yes, ma’am.” His voice was toneless. (Crooks after Curley’s wife threatens to get him lynched.) Chapter 5: • “I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonely.” (Curely’s wife) • “I can’t talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad.” (Curley’s wife) • “I coulda made somethin’ of myself.” She said darkly “Maybe I will yet.” (Curley’s wife) • “I don’t like Curley. He ain’t a nice fella.” (Curley’s wife) She was a promiscuous woman, very attractive and knew it and wanted to prove it all the time. She would flirt with the ranch hands for her own fun and she stupidly tried the same with Lennie. She was racist and a bit of a "tart". You could also look at her sympathetically. She was the lonely wife of jealous husband. All she wanted is someone to talk to but all there was were the ranch hands who didn't want anything to do with her because they would get in trouble. Before she married curley she wanted to be a movie
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