Curleys Wife

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  • Curleys Wife
    • 'girl'
      • 'full rouged lips'
        • red suggests danger
          • takes care in appearance
      • 'red moules with little bouquets of red ostrich feathers'
        • takes care in appearance
      • infatilised
    • 'think I don't like to talk to somebody every once in a while'
      • lonely
    • 'married two weeks and got the eye'
      • objectified
      • sexualised
        • simply lonely
        • 'tart'
    • 'I could have you strung up so easy it ain't even funny'
      • power
    • 'I coulda been in the pictures'
      • naive
      • american dream
    • 'I get awful lonely'
      • lonely
    • 'I don' like Curley'
      • sadness
    • 'He said he was gonna put me in the movies'
      • naive
      • american dream
    • 'The meanness and... ache for attention were all gone from her face.'
      • 'Pretty and simple and...sweet and young.'
      • no longer in pain
  • Only ever referred to as Curley's Wife
    • merely a belonging


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