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Character profile- Curley's Wife

Curley's wife is the only woman we actually encounter in the book. In some ways she
seems bold and confident but in other ways she very fragile. One thing's for sure- she's
not happy.

The men have lots to say about Curley's Wife

All the men…

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Curley's wife dreamt of being a movie star, but she never made it to Hollywood.
She escaped from the control of her mother but ended up being controlled by her
husband instead. This was what life was like for some women in the 1930s


Paul Dutton


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