Dreams And Aspirations In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Dreams and aspirations give us a way to hold on to the hopes and fantasies that we don’t have in our lives. Sometimes, we hold on to that dream and we expect the most out of it. But, most times our dreams that we hold on are crucial, yet they can’t always come true. In Of Mice and Men, even though, no character’s dream came true, they were extremely important prior to the novel. One of the main characters in the novel, George had a dream of having his own place. His dream was so relevant to him, yet it was dashed. When George and Lennie are by the creek, George talks about his dream that he’ll get his own place, “...Someday-we’re gonna get the jack together and we’re gonna have a little house and a couple acres an’ a cow and some pigs…” (Steinbeck
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