Curley's Wife Loneliness

Submitted By Fire71
Words: 567
Pages: 3


In the novel Mice and Men the author John Steinbeck address that one of the theme of this

novel would be loneliness versus the friendship of others. Overall the story talks about two closes friend getting out of trouble in weed by going to south to finally they get a job but they sense that this ranch will be trouble in the future. The character Curley's Wife exemplifies loneliness,showing that she always want to be the attention of the group but the people think that she is a troublemaker however George and lennie exemplify friendship,proving that they look after each other when one of them is in trouble. Throughout the novel, Curley's wife is pritrayed as a lonesome characterthat is in desperate need for attention;even if it comes from her hudsband's employees.In the story Curley's wife is the only women so she doesn't have someone to talk with the same gender. Seeking attention ,
Curley's wife head toward the men bunkers searching for someone to speak with as she flaunts herself using her physical beauty as bait. being the only female at the ranch makes it difficult to commute with someone who understand her thoughts.Though it morphs to flirtation thus sending the wrong message to people.Alas,loneliness message to people feeling that is easily mistaken for other motives as the person who is only seeks for solutions to make it go away. As the opportunity to socialize with somebody , she finds lennie holding a dead pup , as she sees it as an open opportunity to speak of her past and lost dreams. She clearly wanted a conversation by talking about what she could of been an actress , while lenni fails to understand her at all. This is an example of what steinbeck is saying about friend is that anybody would look for a companion to say what they feel. Curley's wife have all these hopes in one dream of being an actress,being with people but instead because of curly,she is stuck on a farm with a bunch of guys who could careless about anything feminine. But a last of the novel