Ultimately, Lennie, the one who is mentally handicapped, makes George’s dream very difficult and Lennie is actually the biggest obstacle for achieving it. (https://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/o/of-mice-and-men/of-mice-and-men-at-a-glance) George and Lennie are friends in search of work. They dream of owning a farm but are held back by Lennie’s childlike mentality and fetish for soft things. They find work on a ranch in Soledad, California. Then we meet Curley, a man with anger and jealousy issues.
They all had their own individual dreams, but they have the same overall goal; each man just looks at the situation differently (The American Dream in John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” 578). Their actions represent the time period and the people of the time period. Each of the men has a hard time achieving this dream, and each goes about pursuing it differently. The Great Depression makes the men’s dreams extremely difficult (Brown 2). The men all begin to pursue the same dream, to live on the farm, so they come together and grow as friends.
Because of this, Crooks is perceived as powerless. He does not have many companions, and lives segregated from the rest of the ranch workers, making him lonely and neglected. However, he is an educated man, who knows his rights, and his intelligence helps
Steinbeck reveals the truth about the great depression.Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck tells that had a great friendship even though one was disabled. The setting of the novella is in the country on a farm.The great depression was a time in american history when everything had to be worked for and most people didn 't accomplish their dreams. Of Mice and Men leaves the reader questioning george 's decision. George and Lennie is a good example of good friendship because
Consequently, he was a debtor who owed lots of cowries to many men. “After the death of Unoka, Okonkwo was ashamed to be the son of his father, because in his father’s lifetime, he didn’t take a title or even make a name for himself” (Achebe 8). Yet, the clan didn’t judge a man on the worth of his father, they judged a man’s worth according to his own actions. Unlike his father, Okonkwo was a wealthy farmer who had taken two titles in Umuofia. Furthermore, he had shown incredible prowess as a strong warrior.
The one thing that is different with Crooks is that everyone know that he is lonely. Everyone knows that he is forced to live alone because of his race and everyone knows that he can’t do anything about being alone. Crooks lives all by himself because he is a black man on a white man’s farm in the middle the Great Depression. Though it may not be fair, it was just normal for that time period. This does not mean that he doesn 't struggle with loneliness because his situation is normal, he most definitely does.
Initially, it appears his inability has brought him around the ranchmen in light of the fact that he has 'no (right) hand ' which says to me that he isn 't useful in the farm, yet it likewise recommends that Steinbeck may have utilized religious symbolism to decipher the detachment Sweet feels on the grounds that the correct hand is an image of expectation and love in Christianity, and by not having one Treat has lost significance throughout everyday life, as I would see it. By and by, it 's shocking this since ironicly he 's the most established on the farm by being a 'tall, stoop-carried old man ' however having the most experience on the farm. However it appears that the sadness has hit on the shoulders for his look on life has been cut down. And in addition this, his American Long for living on George and Lennie 's fantasy farm is influenced fundamentally by Curley 's better half 's passing as he 'set down in the feed and secured his eyes with his arm ' after the men left, knowing it appears that age and inability has made him powerless against the unforgiving reality of disengagement in 1930 's America. However by and by, despite everything I trust that there is promise for him in light of the fact that only quite a long while after Of Mice and Men was distributed, President Roosevelt consented to an arrangement for peace and fairness in America.
George Milton is a small man with deep morals and is one of the most important characters in the novel Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck. George is a typical lonesome man living in the Great Depression that migrates from ranch to ranch to find a place of work. However, his friendship with Lennie makes him different than the other men. George faces many consequences from befriending Lennie and with his presence, George is unable to maintain a job without having any trouble or messes to clean up. Readers should be more compassionate toward George because of his relationship with Lennie; George sacrifices his personal wants, has to correct Lennie’s mistakes and eventually has to come to terms with the ultimate sacrifice.
He lost this dreams that he was chasing in high school. At the start of the play, Willy and Biff’s relationship is not very good because Willy cannot accept Biff to be soeone working in a farm; he wants him to be in the business world. For Willy, being successful is the most important thing in a man’s life and Willy thinks that money can show if a man is successful or not. But Biff just want to work in a farm and be with those animals everyday, and he is really pleased when he is doing that, Biff thinks that in a man’s life, happiness is more important than money. Willy and Biff fight against each other because they don’t understand each other.
Many other novels etc. acclaims the American dream, and it is something every people achieve, but Steinbeck does not think very much of achieving the American dream. The story depicts the condition of poor migrant farm workers during the great depression. Steinbeck’s novel “Of Mice and Men” is not a fairy tale but it is a realism of the real world, where he fictions people in a social environment that is a criticism of the social conditions. Everybody on the ranch has their own dreams, but here is ‘the American dream’ just a dream, and dreams do not come true, because poverty makes people egoistic.
When a person is struggling in life, they find a person to pick up the piece when they can not. Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck tell the story of a George and Lennie, a pair of friend in the great depression striving for the american dream; to live of of the fat of the land. They travel around the midwest a migrant woking, looking for work. George is a short man who is more of the brains of the operation, while lennie as a big strong guy who does not even know his own strength. However he struggle with comprehending and remember information he is given.