Of Mice and Men

curley's wife says "tenement" for "tournament" and "pitcher" for "picture". she also uses the phrase, "if i'd went." what does her dialect say about her?

ch. 5 in the novel

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This tells us she is relatively uneducated and comes from a poor background. This fits in with the fact that she felt that her best prospect in life would be to marry the abusive Curley.