Owning and tending the rabbits mainly Lennie's dream but both of them want a farm. It was evident that Lennie and George wanted nothing more than to have a farm of their own as shown in this quote; “OK Someday- we’re gonna get the jack together and we’re gonna have a little house and a couple of acres, an’ a cow and some pigs and- An’ live off the fatta the lan’.” (p.14). This quote demonstrates their aspiration to possess their own land, Because of the time period in which Steinbeck writes the book, this was what was known as the “American Dream”, which served as deep motivation to many. Workers like Lennie and George have no family, no home, and very little control over their lives “With us it ain't like that. We got a future.”(p.14).George emphasizes that their dream makes them special.
Others say that Lennie is useless at his job and should stay with George at all times. Lennie likes to make trouble without even knowing what he is doing. When Curly punched Lennie in the face, Lennie did not want to fight back, but, then
Chris McCandless was a independent person and he was trying to get away from civilization because he felt like he never fit into it. Krakauer quotes from Ken Sleights when he talks about Chris McCandless, “A lot of us are like that, I’m like that, Ed Abbey was like that, and it sounds like this McCandless kid was like that: We like companionship, see, but we can’t stand to be around people for very long. So we go get ourselves lost, come back for a while, then get the
"We're born alone we live alone die alone. Only through love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone” Orson Welles. In John Steinbeck's novel, “Of Mice and Men”, Steinbeck focuses on the struggle of having a disability while struggling to get by during the American Great Depression on a Californian ranch life. Even though one may have to live around their disability, they do not let that become a big stepping stone in the life, whether they know about it or not. In John Steinbeck's novel, “Of Mice and Men”, Lennie Small, Carlson and Crooks are three great examples of how they keep living their lives despite the facts that they each have a disabilities to their lives.
One of the major themes of John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men, published in 1937, is that having a dream breeds hope and friendship. First and foremost, candy’s solitary life prompts him to be friends with George and Lennie after his dog gets killed. Then George and Lennie’s dream of owning land leads them with hope. Due to the unproductivity of the dog, Carlson kills candy’s dog. Candy was prompted by George and Lennie’s conversation of possessing a land.
He wasn’t comfortable in the ranch so he wanted to leave, and that is exactly how a little boy acts. Also, Lennie is a very innocent person. He look at things in a different way that anyone else, he can’t realize if he is doing a good or a bad thing. In the novel when he tells George: “If you don’t want me I can go off in the hills and find a cave. I can go away any
After his death, he will leave his money to George and Lennie to keep the farm going. The dream gives him a place where he can live out his last days in peace, and this is why he completely supports it. But then Lennie murders Curley’s wife, and the dream is over for everyone. QUOTE Candy asks George if this is the case, but they both already know the answer. The dream, like Lennie, gives them too much hope and masks the reality of their lives.
Along with that, getting older requires time, you cannot just wish to get older and expect to reach maturity right away. Jim pursues his desires in an unrealistic manner because his painful past restricts from looking at the real word, in which he cannot escape his unpleasant past. He must learn to depend on those who might, in fact, eventually hurt him unintentionally, such as his friendship with
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. -(Khalil Gibran) Responsibility the word parents use to get their children to do their chores, has always been a sour word in our minds. Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck is a story of a mentally challenged strong grown man named Lennie, who likes to touch soft things, and his friend George, who keeps Lennie on track by doing what they do best, bucking barley. The two have been best friends since day one Lennie stayed with his Aunt Clara, and George with his pop and mom. When Aunt Clara died George took on the responsibility of caring for Lennie.
We did not come to this world to just be safe and to be afraid to do new things. We all have a reason to be here and the journey of life is to find our purpose in life. It is what makes life so great, but to get there we must take risks and overcome that fear. People are afraid of taking risks because of failure. They are afraid to fail and not get anywhere.