Curley's Wife Key Quotes.

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Description.
'girl' 'full rouged lips' 'red mules with little bouquets of red ostrich feathers' 'heavily made up'
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First negative impressions of her.
'I think curley's married... a tart'- Candy. 'Jesus what a tramp.' - George. 'Seems like she can't keep away from the guys.'- George.
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Hint of her being a catalyst.
'The rectangle of light was cut off in the doorway.'
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Her relationship with Curley.
'I don't like Curley. He ain't a nice fella.' 'Sure i gotta husban'. You all seen him. Swell guy, ain't he?' 'I seen him goin in your house' Slim said.... 'Bye boys' Curley's wife said and 'apprehensively hurried away.
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Her power over crooks, trying to seem superior.
'I could have got you strung up so easily, it aint even funny.'
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Crooks body language when near her.
'Crooks seemed to grow smaller and he pressed himself against the wall.' 'He stared hopelessly at her.'
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Honesty.
'They left all the weak ones here.'
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Lonely.
'I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonely' 'Whats the matter with me, aint i got a right to talk to nobody?' 'Seems like they aint none of them cares how i gotta live'
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Dreams.
'I coulda been in the pictures.' '...says i was a natural.'
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After death.
'The meanness.... and ache for attention was gone from her face.' 'Pretty and simple and... sweet and young.'
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Card 2

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First negative impressions of her.

Back

'I think curley's married... a tart'- Candy. 'Jesus what a tramp.' - George. 'Seems like she can't keep away from the guys.'- George.

Card 3

Front

Hint of her being a catalyst.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Her relationship with Curley.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Her power over crooks, trying to seem superior.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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