‘Hi, Slim,’ she said.
Part (a) What do you learn about Curley’s wife from the details in the passage?
and then Part (b) How do other characters treat Curley’s wife in the novel? What does this tell you about attitudes towards women in the society in which she lives?
Foundation Support Ideas: In part (b) write about:
what the other characters say and do to Curley’s wife
the methods Steinbeck uses to show attitudes towards women. (30 marks)