A Literary Analysis Of John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice and Men Literary Analysis Essay 2017

The famous author, Harry Nilsson writes, “Dreams are nothing more than wishes and a wish is just a dream you wish to come true.” In John Steinbeck's novel, Of Mice and Men, he develops a story of people living through the Great Depression. During the Great Depression, a very heartbreaking event happened, which was the Dust Bowl.The Dust Bowl destroyed families and homes. John Steinbeck develops the theme of losing hope and unrealized dreams. In the speech by Martin Luther King Jr. I Have a Dream, he develops how to be a leader since he was the leader of the Civil Right Movement. Martin Luther King Jr. was a black person who bravely stood up to people. Therefore, Steinbeck and Martin Luther King Jr. convey a message of hope and unrealized dreams.
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convey the message to always believe in what you're doing even if it doesn’t come true. In the novel, Of Mice and Men, the author reveals, “They looked at one another, amazed. This thing they had never really believed in was coming true.” In other words, always hope for something to come true. This quote develops the theme by revealing if you don’t have hope in your dream it will never come true. In the speech, I Have a Dream, the author conveys, “And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream… And if America can to be a great nation, this must become true.” In other words, Martin Luther KIng Jr. is still believe in what he wants for the world. This quote develops the theme by revealing you should never give up until you get what you
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