Curley's Wife Character Analysis

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Characters have character. In all stories, we are introduced with a character in a story, human or not, that we can somewhat invision. The way they speak, the way the act, that way they look and the way others are influenced by them. As we grow to love or hate that character, they grow too; they start changing their past ways or traits to something different. You start to see more of the character that wasn’t there before when they gave their first impression to you. You realize that there is an exceeding amount about your character that is not visible on just the surface. You have to dig deeper with them to find out who they really are. In the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Curley’s wife changes right before our eyes throughout the story. In the beginning, she is…show more content…
When Lennie and George first encounter the infamous wife of Curley, traits are clearly shown just from the way she looks and acts. Curley’s wife is established as overly flirty and hungry for attention from the boys. The description of her in the book states, “She had full, rouged lips and wide-spaced eyes, heavily made up. Her fingernails were red. Her hair hung in little rolled clusters, like sausages.” Right off the bat,

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