Examples Of Loneliness And Curley's Wife

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Loneliness

“Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.” -Anne Hathaway. All my characters feel some type of loneliness. Like Crooks feels the loneliness of being alone. Candy feels both types of loneliness, having nobody to take care of and nobody to take care of him. Curley’s wife feels the loneliness of being alone just like Crooks. The people that are most lonely is the three that I just listed Crooks,Candy and Curley’s wife.
Candy is a lonely old man. His dog dying took a big toll on him because the dog was like his family. After the dog died he had no family left and felt as if the dog gave him a purpose. The
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She is the only girl on the farm and she has no girlfriends to confide in when she’s feeling sad or whatever. Her husband doesn’t want her talking to other men so she can’t be friends with them. For example when Curley was looking for his wife at the bunkhouse and didn’t see Slim so he thought Slim was with his wife somewhere. Like when Curley said “ ‘Where the hell’s Slim?’ ”(53) and he jumped out the door looking for Slim. Another reason I say she is lonely is the fact that she is being ignored by everyone even her husband. Nobody wants to talk to her because she’s Curley’s wife. Like when George basically told Lennie never to talk to her or look her her way when they first got there. George said to Lennie “ ‘ Listen to me, you crazy bastard,’ “ “ ‘Don’t you even take a look at that bitch. I don’t care what she says and what she does.’ “ Curley don’t even talk to his wife or listen to her all he wants to talk about is fighting and stuff. Another reason she is lonely is she can’t do nothing on the farm. She is just there and has nothing to do and nobody to talk …show more content…
Crooks is lonely because just like Candy he also has no family and no friends of color. Like when he was telling the story about when he was younger he said “ ‘ The white kids come to play at our place, an’ sometimes I went to play with them, and some of them was pretty nice(70).’ “ The main thing that made Crooks lonely was his race. I say this because in the book Of Mice and Men Crooks states that the men ain’t want him in the bunkhouse cause he is black “ ‘I ain’t wanted in the bunkhouse, and you ain’t wanted in my room(68).’ “ It’s like a little rule not to mess with the black man on the ranch for example when George had saw Candy and Lennie in the barn he said “ ‘ What you doin’ in Crooks’ room. You hadn’t oughtta be in here(82).’ “ Crooks has no one to talk to with the same skin color as him. He said “ ‘There wasn’t another colored family for miles around. And now there ain’t a colored man on this ranch an’ there’s jus’ one family in Soledad(70).’ “ Those are all the reasons why I think Crooks is

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