Blindness Of Humans In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

506 Words3 Pages

Blindness of Humans Harper Lee once said, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.” In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Curley’s wife is isolated. She is the only woman in the ranch and her husband, Curley, is nervous that he is going to lose her. Curley’s obsession leaves her lonely and without anyone to talk to. She resorts to talking with other men by flirting, but only makes Curley more protective and abusive towards the other men she is associating with. People do not see others’ internal selves, but only their external images. By focusing only on the outer appearance, the men on the farm see Curley’s wife as a “tart” (Steinbeck 29). Curley is very pejorative and the men in the ranch

Show More
Open Document