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Curley is the boss’ son and the main antagonist. He wears high heeled boots so that he is easily recognized. He is said to be a champion prizefighter and he likes to fight. He seeks out fights and often, and blames it on others when he looses. He gets very jealous due to the fact that he is recently married and his wife is very flirtatious. According to Curley's Wife, his hair is like barbed wire.



Personality

Curley was talented and picked fights with the wrong people entirely: Lennie, because he was far too strong, and Slim, because he was too well-respected. He was also vengeful to the point of megalomania, and became obsessed with killing Lennie slowly, sadistically and painfully. Ironically, he didn't stay and mourn his wife because he didn't truly love her, and could only think of his revenge on Lennie. He was rather known for mood swings: cold and calculating one moment, violent and angry the next. According to Candy, Curley didn't like big people because he was small. So that is why he hates Lennie

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