Discrimination is also shown when Curley’s wife threatens to get Crooks ‘lynched’ (hung) as he wasn’t being polite and respectful when he asked her to leave his room. She made him anxious and fearful when she aggressively said, “You know what I could do”. Which made him afraid for his life.
This moment clearly presents what little power black people had in 1930’s America. Crooks along with Candy realise they will have no future or security when they will be sacked. They will not be able to get a job because of the harsh discrimination and the disabilities. Also, Crooks