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Almost everyone on the farm is lonely and the person that represents this the most is Curleys wife one of the most pivotal characters in the book I feel Curleys wife is the most despairing and lonely character in the book She has no friends no future no respect she doesnt even deserve a name I really feel sorry for her all she wants is someone to talk to to converse with but in her mind the only way she can do this is by flaunting herself to the men just to get noticed This leads her to be judged as a tart by the men I think she represents absolute loneliness and desperation to achieve something better in life Curleys wife desires to become famous and be a star to be noticed by everybody When she was fifteen she wanted to become an actress but ultimately she couldnt I tell ya I could have went with shows Not jus one neither An a guy tol me he could of put me in pitchers This feeling of I could appears to be one of the major factors of why shes unhappy Her unrealized dream of being in the limelight leads her to marry Curley to act as a sort of compromise since being the wife of the bosses son may have given her some respect and some luxuries in life One aspect that relates to all the other characters in the novel is the loneliness that engulfs her life and her total failure to find companionship Curleys wife has no friends on the ranch and her passion to communicate with anyone makes her attempt to try and find some kind of sympathy with lowly regarded people such as Crooks or Lennie Curleys wifes search of company leads her to seek comfort with Lennie She pours out her built-up frustration of her unrealized dreams and ambitions She believes that aint none of them cares
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