Of Mice and Men

according to candy why had curly been worse lately

chapter 2 of mice and men

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He thought his wife was cheating on him.

According to Candy he got married;

“Seems to me like he’s worse lately,” said the swamper. “He got married a couple of weeks ago. Wife lives over in the boss’s house. Seems like Curley is cockier’n ever since he got married.”


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Yes, he hates being married. It means he actually is expected to communicate with somebody. He considers his wife a possession. Being the only girl on the ranch, and terribly lonely, she often wanders which makes Curley insanely jealous.