Poor Curleys Wife

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Poor Curley’s wife! Curley’s wife is a victim. She is a victim because she suffered through a lot when she was young or before she was married and also after her marriage.In this scene Curleys wife was flirting with lennie and she said “I get Lonely. You can talk to people but I can’t talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad. How’d you like not to talk to anybody”(95) Curley’s wife got lonely and did not have anyone to talk to. Curley’s wife said to lennie about how no one cares how she lives“Seems like ain't none of them cares how i gotta live”(96). So basically, no one doesn't care about what she does with her life or how she lives it. She started talking about her past and she said to Lennie“I lived right in Salinas.Come there when I was a kid. Well a show come through an’ I met one of the actors. he says I could go with that show but my ol’ lady wouldn't let me”(96).This quote just means that her past was better then her present. Curleys wife started to tell more about her life because she was trusting Lennie and she said something about Curley “I don't like curley. He ain't a nice fella”(97).By saying this, she told Lennie that Curley does not care what she’s suffering through. .In this scene, Curleys wife let Lennie touch her hair and he started to pull it and he ended up killing her “And she continued to struggle, and her eyes were in terror. He shook her then he was angry with her. Don't you go yellin’ he said and he continued to shake her and her body flopped like a fish. And then she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck”(100). And so, she was dead. Well, this quote “I don't like curley. He ain't a nice fella” clearly means that Curley was rude and not nice to his wife. She did not have a lot of privileges like she couldn’t talk to anyone else but Curley because Curley would get mad. Also, when she was young, she was not allowed to be so

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