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Curley's wife is the person who discovers Lennie alone with the dead puppy; she frightens Lennie and in an effort to keep her from yelling out loud and notifying others of what he has done, he attempts to keep her quiet.  In doing so, he ends up killing her in...

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Curley's wife is the person who discovers Lennie alone with the dead puppy; she frightens Lennie and in an effort to keep her from yelling out loud and notifying others of what he has done, he attempts to keep her quiet.  In doing so, he ends up killing her in the same way he did the puppy.

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