• Curley's Wife Lennie Characters George
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    Of Mice and Men Review Of mice and men was such a great movie it was shocking that it didn't receive any Academy Awards. Gary Sinise made a heart effecting very well done adaptation on Steinbeck's classic novel. It is set in the great depression, where men travel around trying to get any work they can. It is based around two characters George (Gary Sinise) and Lennie (John Malkovich). Both characters care for each other deeply and take care of one another. Lennie has a mental disability but is ...
  • You Cant Judge A Book By Its Cover
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    You Cannot Judge a Book By its Cover- Lord Chesterfield once said, 'You must look into people, as well as at them.' If you apply this logic to Curley's wife and Crooks in the book, Of Mice and Men, you will find that they are the same in many ways despite their differences in race and sex. These two unfortunate souls live in a world full of shattered dreams, discrimination, and loneliness. Langston Hughes once said, 'Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot...
  • Second Movie Book Lennie Curley
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    In Class we watched two movies based on a book we read called Of Mice and Men. Both of the movies were very similar to the book. In I was able to hear exact lines from the book in the two movies. In the book and in the second movie Curley's wife was not given a name. She was not given a name to symbolize that she was nothing more than a possession of Curley. Curley's wife was given a name in the first movie. Her name was May. I think that the first movie we watched best depicted her because of ...
  • Curley's Wife Crooks Lennie Things
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    Crooks and Curley's wife both receive a paramount amount of isolation. Many people are unable to cope with this. Few people are able to cope with this type of loneliness in a healthy way. That is why there are so many problems as it is with Crooks and Curley's wife. Many times a person does "weird" things in order to get attention, or to make the feelings of seclusion recede for a while. I plan to open your mind to some of the ideas of why our characters, Crooks and Curley's wife, act the way th...
  • Of Mice And Men Essay On Loneliness
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    In the novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck looks at the theme of loneliness as it affects many characters on the ranch. Crooks, Curley's wife, and Candy are the most excluded characters on the ranch, because they all have dreams that they will not be able to live out and they all are at loss when it came to companionship. Crooks is lonely because he is the only black man on the ranch. Since this book is set during the Depression, Jim Crow laws are still in effect, whites and blacks had separat...
  • Curley's Wife Crooks Page Loneliness
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    The world in the 1930's was a very uncaring place. Due to the depression, many families were split up, so loneliness was running ramped. Ranch hands were thought of as the loneliest people in the world "Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world" (page 15). Loneliness wasn't the only kind of sadness and suffering that was endured by the workers. Lost dreams, discrimination and being disabled were only some of the problems faced. But these were not only limited to wor...
  • Curley Wife Of Mice And Men
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    Curley's wife in Of Mice and Men is given a fairly one-dimensional portrayal throughout the novella, as her character stays, for the most part, enigmatic. The most obvious example would be her lack of a name. She is continually referred to as a possession of her husband and without a name she becomes almost insignificant. The author, however, drops hints throughout the book telling his audience that there may be more to Curley's wife than what is easily deduced. One scene involving a sympathetic...
  • Curley's Wife Crooks Women Book
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    ... Brook and Gertrude is to show the discrimination against women in the 1800 s society. Rhoda Brook is a woman who has an illegitimate child to the farmer who owns the land in which she works on. He ignores her and her child which shows that she too is a women who has been used for an affair or sex (alike to the women at the Whore house in 'Of Mice and Men'). It also shows the inferiority of women at that time. Rhoda Brook is an outsider (alike to Curley's wife in the book 'Of Mice and Men'). ...
  • Hope George Lennie Dream
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    In both "Hope is the thing with feathers", by Emily Dickinson, and Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, hope is portrayed as keeping up one's spirit, and welcome when times are grueling, and sounding promising but not always making sense. Curley's wife dreams of being a movie star, and this keeps her married, if unhappily, to Curley, but her dream is actually a delusion, and while promising much, never actually delivers. George and Lennie are sustained throughout their troubles by their dream of ...
  • Curley's Wife Men Loneliness Steinbeck
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    'Of Mice and Men' is a skillful novel, which deals with the theme of 'outsiders', that is, individuals who do not fit into the mainstream of society. The novel portrays this idea of loneliness throughout John Steinbeck's stimulating and exciting novel. When Lennie kills Curley's Wife, Steinbeck describes Curley's wife as a prettier figure. He writes, 'The meanness and the planning's of the discontent and the ache for attention were all gone from her face.' (p. 128) This shows that now Curley's w...
  • Loneliness Curley's Wife
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    Loneliness affects everyone at one time or another. Loneliness changes the way a person thinks and behaves. Seclusion can have various effects on a person, for example, the person may become bitter and suffer from denial of the friendships that he / she needs. Loneliness can also develop from several places within an individual. A person will isolate themselves away from others because that person thinks they will be hurt. This situation is similar to Crooks's situation in Of Mice and Men. Then...
  • John Stienbeck Of Mice And Men
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    In my essay I will discuss the theme of loneliness in the novel "Of Mice And Men." The essay will consist of information based on the novel towards minor characters such as Curley's Wife, Candy and Crooks. This essay will state information about Curley's Wife, Candy and Crooks' loneliness. Curley's Wife was probably one of the loneliest characters of all. She never talked to anyone and she never really liked Curley all too much. "Why can't I talk to you? I never get to talk to nobody. I get awf...
  • Curley's Wife Steinbeck John Lennie
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    Does John Steinbeck Condemn or Condone Curley's Wife? By Amal Alam i Condemn: To judge someone to be guilty to say you disapprove. Condone: to pardon, forgive or over look. So which one of these words does John Steinbeck use for Curley's wife, in the novel based on the Californian Grain Farms in the 1930's 'Of Mice and Men'? The novel in mainly based on 'the ranch'. At the ranch men were only present except for 'Curley's wife' (Curley is the boss's son). Curley's wife first appearance in the nov...
  • Curley's Wife George Lennie Dream
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    The value of a dream for the future and the need for companionship are the two main themes in the book Of mice and men, by John Steinbeck. The essences of George and Lennies relationship is that the two men really need each other and there their relationship nutritious them both. George protects Lennie by answering for him and stirring him away from trouble, as much as possible. Lennie has a mentally immature personality, which makes being on his own seem close to impossible. Lennie is forgetful...
  • Of Mice And Men
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    " Of Mice and Men " by John Steinbeck is a novel involving two extremely different main characters. George is a reasonably intelligent, hardworking ranchman. Lennie on the other hand always manages to find trouble. He is equally as hardworking and honest as George but his simple childlike mind always finds him trouble wherever he goes. However they have one thing that unites the two of them as close as any bond can. This is that they both share the same dream of owning their own ranch - and afte...
  • Of Mice And Men
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    Literary Analysis Loneliness is a feeling that occurs when someone feels that they have nobody, but themselves. In Of Mice of Men written by John Steinbeck, there are many characters that put across many feelings such as loneliness. The workmen, Crooks, and Curley's wife expresses much of it. Throughout, of Mice and Men loneliness is shown in a variety of ways. To begin with, many workers who work on a ranch.".. are the loneliest guys in the world" (Steinbeck pg. 13). Many workers who work on a...
  • Of Mice And Men
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    Without a friend or someone to talk to, you'd become awfully lonely; you'd possibly go mad. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, loneliness is a significant theme. Crooks, an African-American man who suffers from discrimination due to his skin color, endures intense solitude, for he's denied the privilege to enter and sleep in the bunk house with the rest of the men. Curley's wife, the only female character in the novel, undergoes extreme isolation. She is never given a name, and only referred t...
  • Of Mice And Men
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    In the story Of Mice and Men George, Lennie, Crooks, and Curley's wife had shattered dreams. First, George wanted to have and land to call his own. Second, Lennie wanted to tend the rabbits. Third, Curley's wife wanted to be in the movies. Lastly, Crooks wanted to be treated as an equal. Foremost, George wanted a place to call his own. He wanted Lennie and himself to buy a ranch with their own land. They wouldn't have to worry about anyone "canning" them. The land would be there's to do as they...
  • Curley's Wife Lennie Desire Driven
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    In the actions of three characters in Of Mice and Men, desire is a stronger force than Responsibility. Lennie is a desire driven character. Curley's wife is a character who is driven by desire. Curley is also driven by desire. Lennie lives his life as a desire driven character. He sometimes cannot control himself. Lennie grabbed a girl's pretty red dress, and couldn't let go. Lennie likes to touch soft, or nice things, and grabbed her dress. She then screamed, ran away, and accused Lennie of ra...
  • Of Mice And Men John Steinbeck
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    What do you consider to be the main themes in the novel Of Mice and Men? John Steinbeck used various themes in writing the novel Of Mice and Men. However, one theme that played a huge role in the novel was loneliness. Loneliness was a theme, which was experienced by many characters throughout the entire novel. These characters included Curley's wife, Candy and Crooks. Friendship also was a big theme between the characters, especially between George and Lennie. This friendship and various other ...