Curley's Wife

Desperate,  Flirty,  Isolated

All I wanted was…                                                                                                                                    to leave this town                                                                                                                                       a man to take me away                                                                                                                           to be famous ands beautiful                                                                                                                       to find love                                                                                                                                                   attention  

But I didn't want…                                                                                                                                                                     to be married to Curley                                                                                                                                    to live on the farm                                                                                                                                     to be isolated from others                                                                                                                     to be looked down upon                                                                                                                         a life without fame                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  


One thing some people don't automatically know is that she is still a teenager. Another thing is that Curley has told her she is not allowed to socialize to the other men. Also, she is the type of person who wants to be very famous by someone sweeping her off her feet.


Curley's wife interacts with the man Crooks by saying harsh words in a threat to him because he is black. She also interacts with Slim by acting flirty towards him as if the like each other more than friends. She also interacts with Lennie by listening to what he says and being soft and kind towards him. They way she interacts differently with each man tells the reader that maybe she was raised to be racist towards blacks so she is rude to him and that the challenged people just need someone to care for them so she acts nice.

Affected Plot

Curley's wife mainly affects the plot by  how young she is because teenagers like her act and think differently than older men of a farm who are 30 years plus. The plot is also affected because of the fact that she is the only girl on the ranch which raises complications with the guys.  

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