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    Curley's Wife Essay

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    This affects the reader to pre-judge Curley?s wife even before she entered. She has been portrayed as dangerous. When Curley?s wife first appears both George and Lennie notices ?...the rectangle of sunshine in the doorway is cut off?. This suggests that Curley?s wife is like darkness. She is also dangerous and brings only trouble to ranch hands because when she appears their ?sunshine? is cut off. Light represents hope in this novel. The fact that light/sunshine has been cut off links back to the idea that Curley?s wife will stand between their dream and future and may take away their happiness and dream just like darkness.

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GCSE English Literature

GCSE English Literature will introduce you to some of the greatest works by writers from both the modern era and from the past. You'll bestudying dramatic works, poetry and prose and analysing how they were written, what they say about the times in which they were written, and the devices that the writers used to tell their story effectively.

Quite which examples you'll be reading and studying depends on the specification you are entered for and what choices your teachers make but you'll definitely be studying a Shakespeare play. Studying the subject allows you to build strong skills of analysis, evaluation, critical thinking and literacy; qualities which are extremely valuable infurther study and in the world of work.

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