Nonetheless, Steinbeck expresses that Curley’s wife is actually the antagonist of the story through her characterization, actions, and dialogue. Imagine having a younger sibling who gets anything they want no matter what they do. This would make most people dislike that sibling, similar to the way the workers would eventually feel about Curley’s wife. Many of the workers believe that “a ranch full of guys ain’t no place for a girl”(51) and also that “she’s gonna make a mess”(51). This indicates the original bias against Curley’s
Attempting to seduce or Innocent Victim? Innocent till proven guilty or Guilty till proven innocent? Curley’s wife, I feel is an innocent victim because she just wanted to talk to someone, only female on the ranch, Curley and his wife don’t get along that well. Curley’s wife in this novel represents loneliness. Moreover she often had no one to talk to.
Sayoko was really that weak to voice out her feelings. Sayoko 's way of touching her mole with the use of her left hand shows that she is guarding and protecting herself from her abusive husband. Sayoko 's husband is an image of a common problem about marriage failure today. Sayoko was beat and kick by her husband but she did fight, her weakness made her abuse more by her husband. Base on what I had interpret in the story, there was a lack of acceptance and lack of love happened in the marriage of Sayoko and her husband.
She has no respect for her husband and doesn’t show any concern for him. It is further proof that they do not have a true relationship. However, it goes both ways as Curley doesn’t trust his wife at all. He automatically assumes that she is making romantic advances on Slim when he can’t find her around the ranch (pg 54, p6). Without even thinking twice about it, Curley believes the worst of his wife and that she has no devotion at all.
She wanted to get away because she wanted to get as far away from her. Also she said that she could of been an famous actress but didn't because she didn't received the letter. The men on the ranch only thinks of her as an troublemaker and that's why she’s always lonely. Steinbeck introduces Curley’s wife as they were different from the white
In my opinion, I think one of his bad characteristic is that he is untrustworthy. I find him untrustworthy because he went and had sex with another woman and in all honesty, I think he could have stopped her from doing anything to him. Even though he cheated (or at least I think so), he still thinks of his wife. No woman matters to him but, his wife. This tells me that even if he were to marry someone else, it wouldn’t mean anything to him because he loves his wife and he would rather have his wife than any other woman.
Just like what happened between her and Crooks when she dropped her fingers and put her hands on her hips, Crooks said, “Maybe you better go along to your own house now. We don’t want no trouble.” Curley’s wife doesn’t have social life at all. In fact, she also facing attitude adversity. She discriminated Crooks by calling him “nigger”. Even if she’s the wife of the Boss’s Son, she’s still facing social adversity because she was longing for attention, companion, and a friend.
To other people she probably deserves the most pity and sorrow for the things she has been through in life and people after people letting her down. In Of Mice And Men she is referred to as “Curley’s Wife” , she has no name that’s how irrelevant she is to her husband and the other guy’s. Curley to me shows disrespect to his so called”Wife” so much that I just don't get how you could treat someone you love like that, he doesn't introduce her to them or nothing he leaves it up to them if they want to know who she is. She has had the dreams of acting but those have been let down as she tells us “Says he was gonna put me in the movies , says i'm a natural” to me she lets people let her down without standing up for herself and it's not acceptable to be a grown women letting people let you down like that and not standing for yourself. There is a lot of pity and sorrow in this story that we should show our pity and sorrow to
In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the author uses the motif of barriers to demonstrate what may cause the failure of the hopes and dreams of the characters. The ability to own land is the main dream held by three of the characters in this book. There are two other unattainable dreams that are held by Curley's wife and Crooks. Curley's wife once had an offer to become an actress in Hollywood; however, the director never bequeathed the job to her. Her other major barrier is her gender, which constricts her social life.
This quote specifically states how discriminatory the afghan culture is to girls.“Fathers and Sons could talk freely about women. But no afghan girl- no decent and mohtaram Afghan girl, at least- queried her father about a young man.” (Hosseini 128). This quote shows how unfairly women are treated in The Kite Runner making them feel like outsiders. “Her “crime”, to have spoken up for the right of girls to be educated” (Husain 1). This quote shows an extreme version of gender discrimination towards women.
Dolls typically socialize young girls to be women and to be mothers, which alludes to the irony of Pecola who gives birth to her father’s child. Just like how everyone else around her treats her, Pecola is despised within her own home. Her parents suffer from the belief that they themselves are unworthy of love and as a result, their children have to bear with that self-hatred, especially Pecola. Pauline, Pecolas’s mother, is a domestic servant who believes in the superiority of white people including her employer and their children. But failing to love herself and who she is, Pauline fails to love her own child Pecola.
Similarly, in Chrysanthemums the emotion deprivation that Elisa feels stops her from seeing the truth that was progressively revealed to her throughout the story. When married some couples loose the spark they once had and others don’t express their love for each other as often can make a spouse forget the love them and their partner have. This is similar to Elisa and her husband because her husband does not show her the affection she needs which causes her to be fooled into thinking that a stranger is attractive and trustworthy. Whenever, Elisa offers to help her husband on the ranch she is laughed at which cause her to feel underappreciated and thwarted. As a result of her husband’s demeanor toward Elisa she puts all her energy into her house