Conflict with Curleys Wife

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nfl 1. First appearance
When Curleys’ wife first appears in the book Lennie was fascinated by her looks and thinks that she is very pretty. You know this because he looks at her from top to bottom. These facts are true because in the book it says “Lennie’s eyes moved down her body.” To show that Lennie was fascinated by her looks it says “Lennie watched her, fascinated”. Another way that we know that Lennie thought that she was pretty is that after she leaves the bunk house Lennie then says “she was purty.” These three quotes show that Lennie was very interested in Curleys’ wife’s appearance and thought that she was pretty indeed. But by Lennie thinking that she was pretty it then caused conflict between Lennie and George. George gets angry with Lennie so her grabs him by the ear and shakes him. Then he says to him “Don’t you even take a look at that bitch. I don’t care what she says and what she does. I seen ‘em poison before, but I never seen no piece of jail bait worse than her. You leave her be.” Lennie then says that he wants to leave because the place isn’t good for them. George also agrees but they have to stay in order to get the money they needed for their dream house. 2. In the barn

Curleys’ wife gets in an argument with crooks, candy and Lennie. This is because she calls them all rude names. She says “What am I doin’? standin’ here with a bunch of bindle stiffs-a nigger an’ a dum—dum and a lousy ol’ sheep-an’ likin’ it because they ain’t nobody else. Lennie doesn’t really do much after her saying this but his mouth drops. Crooks could not be bothered to defend for himself because he has done it so many times but Candy stands up and shouts back. He says “I had enough, you ain’t wanted here. We told you you ain’t. an’ I tell ya, you got floozy idears about what us guys amounts to. You ain’t got sense enough in that chicken head to even see that we ain’t stiffs. S’pose you get us canned. S’pose you do. You think we’ll hit the highway an’ look for...
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