Curley's wife

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Curleys wife is the only female on the ranch, we never know her name which suggesys a lack of idnetity and objectieved by Curley. Also we nver see Curley and his wife togther they are always looking for each other.

  • First we see her as manipulating and dangerous
  • Linked to red suggesting passion, danger and incongurity
  • Seeks attention with her loveless marriage
  • Throughout the novel we see her insecurity and lonliness
  • Her dream was to be an actress
  • Failed and married curly
  • She wears a full face of makeup showing her insecurity.

They left all the weak ones here' here we see how Curleys wife is prejudice but is also subject to it so she tries to maintain power over people lower in…


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