His inevitable fate looks more likely than ever, his future at the ranch looks like its coming to and end and the treat of getting canned looms even larger. Her dreams make her more human and vulnerable. Although she is married with Curley and has good liv … ing conditions she would like to change her life: perhaps to become a famous movie star Curley's wife's dream is to become an actress. This may be evidence of pathetic fallacy in that the levels of light and atmosphere reflect Curley's wife's changing mood and appearance. Now her rouged cheeks and her reddened lips made her seem alive and sleeping very lightly. During this time America was facing its second economical recession in 8 years causing the population to lose full confidence in its recovery. Women did not have the rights the men had, such as: voting and working.
Let's just call her trouble: she's a good-looking woman who knows it, wearing makeup, form-fitting dresses, and ostrich-feathered high heels. Curleys wife is a character in the. They had a short engagement they married the night they met , and Curly's wife, from the little we really know about her married Curly for little more than to get away from her mother. Her dream of being in the limelight is unrealistic as all she ever does is cast shadows and attract negative attention. Well, no one ever accused Steinbeck of being a feminist. He never let me talk to anyone, not anyone on the farm.
She fights loneliness with her dreams. Author John Steinbeck does a great job of expressing character symbolism in the story. Crooks is the stable buck on the ranch, he is the most isolated character I the novel as he is black, he. She dreams of being a film star. As I previously mentioned, the novel was set in a patriarchal society. Through their insecurities and loneliness they are bonded, yet in their character and emotional state, they are completely separate. She was very pretty and simple, and her face was sweet and young.
Friendship, Great Depression, Interpersonal relationship 2152 Words 6 Pages reasons why most people felt lonely during the depression. Her and Slim flirting 4. Hollywood became a major film-making centre. Anxiety, Bullying, Emotion 1400 Words 4 Pages end. She both talks and acts playfully with the other ranch workers. The colour red is often considered for portraying a sign of danger or sex.
She is a misinterpreted woman who craves attention and this eventually leads to her death. They had a short engagement they married the night they met , and Curly's wife, from the little we really know about her married Curly for little more than to get away from her mother. Now her rouged cheeks and her redden lips made her seem alive and sleeping very lightly. She also likes to manipulate and intimidate Curley which drives him crazy, but she enjoyed it, because it provided her power. Like Crooks teasing Lennie, she attacks Crooks because she has power over him. Steinbeck cleverly reinforces the power of the Jim Crow laws in this section too. She is lonely — there are no other women to talk to and Curley is not really interested in her.
Bored, lonely and always looking for her husband, Curley. She flirts deliberately with the ranch hands, to make sure they suffer Curley's hot-headed, glove-wearing wrath and to make Curley feel even worse about himself—two for the price of once. She is portrayed as both a villain and a victim. She's a trophy, and he treats her as such. This gave her and all women a persona of worthlessness, that they were just put on the earth to be mistreated housewives and not have anywhere close to the same opportunities as men. She says that she dislikes Curley because he is always annoyed and so she comes around the farm to get away and find someone that she can talk to. She mentioned to Lennie that she once auditioned to become an actress and was declined.
Like the other people on the ranch, she is very lonely and has dreams of a better life which never come true. He did show extremehatred towards Lennie whom killed his wife. It was impossible for women to accomplish the American dream, because woman were property of a man, giving them no independence to be something other than a housewife. However, the ranch workers stay wary of her as they believe she will only give them trouble. Names have been an important facet of society for as long as Homo sapiens have existed. Her death at Lennie's hands means the end of George and Lennie's companionship and their dream.
In this chapter I think that Curleys wife comes across as unkind cruel and nasty. This is creates an atmosphere of foreboding. As the only woman on the ranch, her life is lonely, and Curley isn't much company: he'd rather talk about himself than anything else. She's basically like the , only less tech-savvy. A name implies that a relationship can exist. . Later in the book Steinbeck become more complex.
He portrays different types of power and uses different methods to show us the power relationship through the four characters. In the novel, Curley is constantly questioning where his wife is, suggesting to us that their relationship has trust issues. Mediums by which she is presented to the reader by Steinbeck is by how she is described by both the characters and Steinbeck, what she is wearing and her body language when she is with the workers, her actions with the characters and what she says the hidden meaning of what she says. This leads to quick and unfair judgments of her character when in fact she just wants someone to talk to as a result of her isolation on the ranch. Because she is so lonely she is always seeking attention and putting great effort into her looks.
We never know her name - she is merely Curley's 'property' with no individual identity. Lennie's drive to touch beauty kills the things he loves. However, if your brother married his wife when the son was young, you may choose … to treat him as your nephew. I could get you strung up on the tree so easy. This highlights the fact that it was her negative life experience that made her act in the way that she did. Curley uses her for his own needs and controls her.