How Does Steinbeck Present Candy's Dream In Of Mice And Men

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In the Novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Steinbeck introduces important characters such as Curley’s wif a flirtatious women who causes problems and does not want to be lonely, George a migrant worker who’s dream is to own his own place, and candy and old man who wants to get off the farm and live off the land. Each one of the characters have dreams that affect the decisions they make. Steinbeck uses George to present the struggles migrant workers faced during the great depression while he searches to fulfill his dream of owning his own land. George is a migrant worker who travels with his friend Lennie while they look for work so they can save money to buy there own place. George and Lennie were sitting in the bunkhouse talking…show more content…
George and Lennie were talking about getting a little place alone whilst everyone one else except for Candy was out watching Curley look for slim, when Candy then overheard George say to Lennie, “ I know a little place we can get cheap but they aint givin it away.” (Steinbeck 56). To which Candy responds by saying, “ I aint much good but i could cook and tend the chickens and hoe the garden some.” (Steinbeck 59). This shows candy wants to help George and Lennie with the dream of getting off the ranch even if he dies. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is a novella about George and Lennie, two migrant workers whose dream was to save up money and buy there own place, other characters that are introduced, such as Curley’s wife a flirtatious woman who does not want to feel lonely, and candy and old man who wants to get off of the farm and live with George and Lennie when they buy their own house. This novella shows the way the characters dreams effected the way they went about their life, and also shows the challenges that they had to
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