Summary Of John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Everyone’s A Dreamer “ If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs” -Tony Gaskins. Some people who have dreams don’t go for it right away so they end up doing something that wasn’t their dream. John Steinbeck is the author of the book Of Mice And Men. In the book mostly everyone has a dream or something they hope for. Everyone’s a dreamer but only few people stay hopeful . Steinbeck uses George, Lennie, and Curley’s wife to show what their dream is, if it kept them hopeful and if they reached it. Steinbeck uses George’s character to show that anyone can dream but few actually go for it and believe they can do it.. In the book George’s dream is to have that little land to share with Lennie. They always talk about how great it would be. George said “O.K. Someday -we’re gonna get the jack together and we’re gonna have a little house and a couple of acres, a cow and some pigs” (19). George wants to be his own boss, He doesn’t want someone who watches over him or someone who tells him what to do. George wants to be independent and not have to worry. He believes that him and Lennie have a future. George’s dream has to do with being his own boss. He doesn’t want anyone to own him like tell him what to do. George’s dream with…show more content…
Curly’s wife talks to Lennie about her dream and what she could’ve been or what she could of had. Some guy told Curly’s wife that she was a natural and that he wanted her in the movies. “ He says he was gonna put me in the movies.Says i was a natural” Said Curly’s wife (88). Curly’s wife wanted to be somebody not a nobody. She didn’t want to be lonely and with Curly, she wanted to be in the movies and have money. Curley’s wife want’s to do more than just being curley’s wife. Infact she doesn’t even like him, her first dream just failed. LIke Lennie, she’ll never be able to dream

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