Who is Curley's Wife in Of Mice and Men? - Description & Quotes


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What is Curley's wife's name in Of Mice and Men?

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1. Which biblical character does Curley's wife from Of Mice and Men parallel?

2. Which of these terms best describes Curley's wife in Of Mice and Men?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your knowledge of the role of Curley's wife in Of Mice and Men, an antagonist in the novel. To do well on the quiz you will need to know which biblical character she parallels.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your knowledge of:

  • Curley's wife's name
  • The way Curley treats his wife
  • Term to best describe Curley's wife
  • The way in which the ranch hands describe this character

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills in this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Curley's wife in Of Mice and Men
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the way people treat her in the novel
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Curley's wife's name

Additional Learning

Learn more about this character in the accompanying lesson called Who is Curley's Wife in Of Mice and Men? - Description & Quotes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe her role in relation to Curley
  • Detail her parallel role as temptress and manipulator
  • Examine her innocent side