curley's wife (description (always referd to as bitch or jail bait or…
always referd to as bitch or jail bait or girl
shows the lack of respect the men have for her
Never given a name
Reflects on her lack of value as a person
only thought of in connection to curley
wears a lot of red
link the the incident at weed because the girl's dress was red
colour connotes danger
what eventually leads to her death and the rabbits that lennie keeps killing
Lennie's fascination with her
one of the most vulnerable characters
woman on a ranch of men who avoid her, married to a bully,
"I dont LIKE curley"
italics suggest depth of her dislike
Actively hostile relationship
she worries about Curley finding her out of the house
further isolates her
"all his time sayin' what he's gonna do to guys he don't like, and he don't like nobody"
has her own dreams and ambitions that are being quelled
"I coulda been in pitchers"
"talking to a nigger, a dum- dum and an old sheep.. and liking it too because theres no one else"
only woman in the play
never given a name