This book also gives an insight into the lives of men and women on ranch in America during the depression. Her isolation throughout the novella is caused by her gender, sexual appearance and predatory behaviour. When she confronts Lennie, candy and Crooks in the stable, she admits to feeling a kind of shameless dissatisfaction with her life. Everybody wants a little piece of lan'. This implies that Curley's wife is not happy with her marriage, and is seeking attention from the other men due to a lack of attention from Curley. He tells Lennie, 'S'pose you didn't have nobody. Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men' explores the everyday lives of migrant workers during the Great Depression.
I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse. This forces her to talk to anybody she finds. Don't make no difference who the guy is, long's he's with you. Lastly, she is ambitious and full of hope. But my ol' lady wouldn' let me. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness.
Most of this is due to the racism of his boss and the other ranch hands. Melimarrie: They both have the same brain-power. Loneliness is an inevitable fact of life and cannot be avoided, as shown prevalent through each of the characters in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. But you may use it as long as it is not published anywhere. She doesn't necessarily try to talk to the men to start trouble but she just w … ants someone to talk to and who will listen which is why she especially takes an interest in Lennie. Rejection can cause most people to become crazy, as it did to Crooks.
Lennie was isolated for being mentally handicapped, Candy was isolated for being old and disabled, Crooks was for being black, Curley's wife for being a woman, and George for having to care for Lennie and being unable to socialize with others because of Lennie's. S'pose you couldn't go into the bunk house and play rummy 'cause you was black. She was going to receive letter from a man in Hollywood who told her that he would make her dreams come true. Most of the characters are very lonely because they have no family. More often than not it was a financial goal, however there are others, which include community, happiness, love and the closeness of family.
As I understand it, loneliness is when a person has no one to talk to, no one to confide in, nor anyone to keep companionship with. Bo … oks ain't no good. You bindle bums think you're so damn good. Many religions and beliefs teach to avoid the same thing. When George hears that Candy and Lennie have told Crooks about the dream, however, George is upset, and it becomes apparent that he would not be comfortable with a black man living on his farm. They're all the time talkin' about it, but it's jus' in their head.
She often presents herself before the men. A Woman's Place in the World Curley's wife is the only woman on the ranch and always tries to avoid Curley but than needs someone to talk to. Question: What are some quotes from Of Mice and Men that show that Curley's wife is lonely? In the book there are different kinds of loneliness. Despite her unknown name, she reveals herself as a very outstanding character with her actions, manners, thoughts and feelings in the plot. Many of the characters show signs of being lonely, some more than others. Each main character connects with both of these themes at some stage throughout the novel. We meet CurleyÂ´s wife in the second chapter.
Despite her unknown name, she reveals herself as a very outstanding character with her actions, manners, thoughts and feelings in the plot. I coulda made somethin' of myself. At the beginning they get a job working on a farm together. These two unfortunate souls live in a world full of shattered dreams, discrimination, and loneliness. He ain't a nice fella.
She is also not allowed to talk to anyone but her husband who spends all of this time in the fields, so she feels like she is living alone all her life. In this era, American men were forced to leave their families and become 'drifters'. The book describes how lonely life can be. Nobody got any right in here but me. Well, to be honest, I'm not sure. She could be interpreted as a mis-fitting character in the novel, as no one relaters to her.
This is when Curly's wife is saying that she could have become an actress or a singer if she didn't marry Curly and have to live on the ranch. She is disgusted by the three men, but likes them much better than being by herself. Her real name is never revealed in the story, showing that she has never been considered as a real person with an identity of her own. It is based on the theme of dreams and how they are crushed, amongst others. Living on a ranch with all men, her husband rarely even acknowledges her; they spend all their time looking for each other.