Of Mice and Men Essay | The American Dream in Of Mice and Men

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The American Dream in Of Mice and Men

Summary: Analyzes the idea of an American Dream in the book Of Mice and Men, by Steinbeck
The American Dream; possessed by many, attained by few. Could it really be exactly what we call it; a dream? Is this dream really attainable through hard work and perseverance, like we were all raised to believe? Kids these days are brought up to believe they can do anything they set their mind to. Perhaps this isn't the case. Every day in the United States, parents are tell their children deceitful remarks in order to boost their self esteem and confidence. These remarks do not help the children in the long run. They grow up believing that they can be President if they try really, really hard, and when they find out it's not going to happen, they are disappointed and discouraged.

In the narrative Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, an odd couple of main characters have a life-long dream...

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