Of Mice and Men Essay | Having an American Dream in "Of Mice and Men"

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Having an American Dream in "Of Mice and Men"

Summary: The characters of George and Lennie have goals that can be described as "the American dream" in "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. But they and others in the classic novella do not reach their goals.
Have you ever had an "American dream"" Did you ever try to achieve this "dream"" Many people around the world may have similar dream like yours. In John Steinbeck's novella Of Mice and Men, the theme of having an American Dream is demonstrated by Lennie and George, Candy, and Curley's Wife but none of the characters have any accomplished ones.

George and Lennie are the first examples of having an American Dream. In the beginning of the book, Lennie talks to George about having a little farm and Lennie ask George about tending the rabbits. The idea of having a dream starts to build up when George compares him and Lennie to other people out there in the world and saying that people have no family and then Georges says that "With us it ain't like that. We got a future...

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