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Essay | Of Mice and Men: Portrayal of Women

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Of Mice and Men.
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Of Mice and Men: Portrayal of Women

Summary: Essay discusses the portrayal of women in the novel "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
Throughout the novel, Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck portrays women in a horrible manner; he shows them as unintelligent and unimportant figures. All of the women, including Curley's wife, Lennies Aunt Clara, Clara, Suzy and the women at Clara's bar are shown in this unintelligent and un respectful way. There are many quotes that show this in the book and also information that is understood from the book but not actually written by John Steinbeck.

Curley's wife is a prime example of how Steinbeck portrays women; she is the most prominent woman in the book, so there are more citations about her. Primarily, she isn't even given a name; she is just referred to as "Curley's wife" and this shows that Steinbeck doesn't really think that women are important, so they don't deserve a name. This is untrue, just because Curley's wife isn't...

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