Curley's Wife In Of Mice And Men By John Steinbeck

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“‘Well, I ain 't suppose to talk to you or nothing. I get lonely’”(Steinbeck 86-87). that’s all that has to be said to describe why Curley’s wife acts the way she does, and how her life is lived. Also it shows what people say to Curley’s wife when she tries to talk to them, because none of them want trouble with Curley. In Of Mice and Men Curley’s wife is a married woman, who is not loved by her husband, and is really treated like an object on the farm rather than a human being. Curley 's wife is a victim, isn’t talked to by anybody, is in a loveless marriage, and lives a lonely life on the farm. Body 1: Monique Curley 's wife has nobody to talk to on the farm. Nobody on the farm as she explains when she says. “You can talk to people, but I can 't talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad.”(Steinbeck 87). This shows how lonely she really is on the farm. Nobody will talk to her because they don 't want to upset the boss 's son. Curley’s wife…show more content…
She has no one on the farm to talk to besides her husband. Curley’s wife lives in very poor and lonely conditions as no one wants to talk to her, and on top of that Curley treats her as if he owns her and decides what she can and cannot do. We come to learn at the end of Curley’s wife 's role at the end of the book how she really feels and we discover that she regrets not being an actor and regrets coming to the ranch. She also opens up by saying that she doesn’t even like Curley. Curley and his wife 's marriage is loveless and she wishes she could get out of it and have some attention. With all of these points it shows how lonely she really is. Lastly it shows how much she doesn 't like being there, nobody talks to her and she is unappreciated. Do you think that Curley’s wife made the right decision by marrying Curley and living on the farm or do you think she should have pursued her career in the acting field a
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