Of Mice And Men Seabiscuit Analysis

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The novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck and the story Seabiscuit both reveal that dreams bring people together and give them something to work for, even when achieving their dream seems impossible. The relationships between Red and Charles Howard in Seabiscuit and between George and Lennie in Of Mice and Men display the true impact of dreams and how crucial it is to have them. In the book Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand, Howard and Red’s dream of making it big in horse-racing formed an unlikely relationship between the two, and made it possible for Seabiscuit to be a champion. The text reads,”We had to rebuild him, both physically and mentally, but you don't have to rebuild the heart when its already there big as all outdoors.” (Hillenbrand…show more content…
The film depicts George going over the ‘rules’ for Lennie at this new farm in Soledad because in the past Lennie has accidentally caused trouble, so George wanted to make sure he stayed in line. He repeatedly told Lennie that if he did anything bad that he wouldn't be allowed to tend the rabbits, which is what Lennie looks forward to the most on their dream farm. (Of Mice and Men) At this point, George and Lennie are camping in the forest before starting their new job the next day. This is salient because it reveals not only how their dream keeps them together, but also how it makes them go the extra distance in hopes of achieving it. Near the end of the movie, Curley wife came into the barn to try and chat up Lennie, but Lennie told Curley’s wife that he wasn't allowed to talk to her because George told him she might cause some problems. (Of Mice and Men) At this point, Lennie had just killed his puppy on accident and was already worried about how mad George would be, so he didn't want to add fuel to the fire by talking to Curley’s wife. This is significant because it displays the impact of the dream farm on Lennie. He is worried that by disappointing George he wont be allowed to tend the rabbits, so he tries his hardest to stay out of
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