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What two pieces of information does Curleys wife share with Lennie?

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anthony92 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 22, 2007 at 1:04 AM via web

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What two pieces of information does Curleys wife share with Lennie?

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janeyb | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted February 22, 2007 at 1:26 AM (Answer #1)

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Curley's wife tells Lennie about how she wanted to be an actress and goes into detail about how she could have been. SHe also tells him that she doesn't like her husband. Something that she hasn't before told anyone.

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kiwi | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

Posted March 31, 2007 at 10:54 AM (Answer #2)

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Curley's wife tells Lennie how she had dreams and ambitions - first to join a travelling show, then to be a movie star. She reveals that she met Curley the same night that she met the guy who promised to make her a Hollywood star. She implies that as she never got the letter from Hollywood, she married Curley to make her escape. She reveals her dislike of her husband and how trapped she feels with no-one to talk to.

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