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Of Mice and Men

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Curley's Wife & the Human Condition

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From the distance came a clear call. "Stable buck- ooh, sta-able buck!" And then, "Where the hell is that God damn nigger?" (Curley's wife, looking for Crooks)

What is Steinbeck MOST likely communicating​ about the human condition in the excerpt above?

A

Curley's wife is willing to look for attention anywhere she can find it.

B

Even victims will victimize those weaker than them.

C

American women were just as racist as American men in the 1930s.

D

All women are "tarts."

E

Historically speaking, women and non-whites have both victimized.