How does Slim react to Curley’s wife’s death? To Lennie’s death? What does this show us about his character?
Describe Curley’s reaction to both the death of his wife and Lennie’s death.
How and why does Lennie kill Curley’s wife?
Why does Curley’s wife offer to let Lennie caress her hair?
What two pieces of information does Curley’s wife share with Lennie? What theme(s) do these things tie into?
Why does Curley’s wife come to the stable? What happens when she’s there? What do you think of her? What do the men think of her? Even better, what does she think of the men (Candy, Crooks, and Lennie)?
We’ve seen her in the doorway of the bunkhouse. What do we know of her character so far? Why do you think she comes to the bunkhouse?