Such as Curley’s wife who barely have anything to do but to walk around the ranch and watch the men doing their work, until she told Lennie that she “don't like Curley...he ain’t a nice feel”(89). With Curley’s wife saying this it shows that she never wanted to be with him. That might also be why she walks around the ranch all day long, to get away from Curley. She only “married Curley”(88) to get away from her mother. She wanted to get away because she wanted to get as far away from her.
John Steinbeck's novella 'Of Mice and Men' contains various important themes. One of the significant themes of this novella is hope, friendship and loneliness, determination that empowers a man to endeavour with a feeling of self-esteem. In this novella, Loneliness is presented to be one of the dominant themes. The composer outlines the depression of ranch life in the mid 1930's and shows how individuals headed from town to town in an attempt to discover kinship keeping in mind the end goal was to escape from forlornness. Loneliness can often make a person feel empty and upset.
She lives on the ranch with everyone else and just wants to make friends but everyone fears Curley and tries to avoid her. Curley's Wife is the loneliest character in Of Mice and Men. One reason Curley’s Wife is the loneliest is because her name is never stated. As much as this could mean that the guys at the ranch just did not care enough to ask her what her name is, this just proves that she is lonely. Curley's wife is first brought up when Candy says ‘“Wait’ll you see Curley's Wife”’(Steinbeck 28).
Three main characters that show loneliness throughout the whole story were Crooks, George, and Curley’s wife. Curley’s wife was being held back by her husband and he didn’t want her talking to other men, plus she’s the only woman on the ranch. George choses to be lonely by killing his only friend. Crooks is in a circumstance where he is isolated from others because of his race and he decided to keep others out of his room and keeps a distance from the other men. People today can be in a situation where they are forced into a state of loneliness, whether it is from a disorder, race, or someone is keeping you from communicating with the world.
Curley’s Wife: A Women with No Name John Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice And Men is about two men trying to seek the American Dream during the Great Depression. They travel to ranches in California to find new work and they end up on a ranch near Soledad. They meet many people but one in particular is Curley's Wife. She is the only woman on the ranch and is unable to attain her American Dream because she is undermined by all of men, especially her husband. When Curley's Wife is first mentioned in the book, you wonder if we will ever learn her name and the answer is no.
Of Mice and Men, set in California’s Salinas Valley, depicts the world of the migrant worker, a world in which Steinbeck himself had lived, and the workers’ search for independence. Steinbeck was critical of what he perceived as the United States’ materialism, and his work echoes his convictions about the land and its people. Like the characters in his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939), Of Mice and Men’s George and Lennie dream of a piece of land to call their
In the novella ‘Of mice and men’ by John Steinbeck, two men George and Lennie, have many limitations in life. George and Lennie end up on a farm where they meet people who also have limitations, one of those people happens to be a character known as “Curley 's wife”. Steinbeck crafts Curley 's wife as a sexualized object in order to reveal that women are dehumanized and thus excluded from the American Dream. Not only Does Curley 's wife have to deal with being the only women on a ranch full of men but she also has to deal with only being known as a possession to her husband and to the others. “Curleys wife” (Pg 79) represents how they do not respect her enough to call her by her own name showing how much she lacks an identity of her own and is treated as a piece of property to her husband making it hard for her to do what she wants without being critiqued by the men on the farm.
-Body Paragraph 3 Crooks didn't have any family around so he learned things on his own. I think Crooks is much lonelier than Candy because he never had a family around him. Candy may have lost her dog and her family but she started hanging out with Lennie and George. Candy was depressed but Crooks had more of a antisocial and depressed mood. Crooks was scared to speak but Candy could talk.
Of Mice and Men is not only about two friends and their journey together, but as well as giving one a deeper meaning of the book, such as showing the nature of their dreams, the characters as archetypes, and if the killing of Lennie is justified in the end. In this literary novella, Steinbeck digs into the idea of the nature of dreams and that each man must make sacrifices or battle some other outside force to make a dream come true. This follows with the theme that humans give meaning to their life and future by creating dreams. George and Lennie both have vast dreams that influence them in different
Crooks is the only black worker in the ranch and he is often discriminated which leads to his isolation. When Lennie, a worker in the ranch asks Crooks if he wants to talk, he rejects him. Usually, no one wants to come into his room. Crooks’s first reaction when Lennie comes in is saying that “[he] got no right to come in [my] room. This here’s my room.