The Dream In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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The book “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck is about two friends that are always working together. One of the three main characters, Lennie, is mentally handicapped, who has a muscular body, strong and tall. His other friend, George, is intelligent but unlike Lennie, he has a small body and he is smart. They move around and work together. Lennie and George try to find new jobs because they have been fired from their previous job that causes them to move to another city. They begin to work in a farm; they help feed animals and other farm works. This book is mostly based on dreams about the characters, so that it can help them keep living. The characters Lennie, George and Candy use the dream as a source of power to gain comfort when they feel uneasy. Lennie asks George about the dream as motivation so that he can gain comfort when he feels uneasy. At the start of the book, Lennie found a dead mouse on the ground and George finds out about it. George starts to get annoyed with Lennie because George thinks that he killed the mouse by squishing it. Lennie thinks that George doesn’t want to stay with him anymore and tells George that he could always leave and live by himself but “George said, ‘I want you to stay with me, Lennie. …’ Lennie spoke craftily, ‘tell me – like you done before.’ ‘Tell you what?’ ‘About the rabbits.’ … ‘You get a kick outta that don’t you? Awright, I’ll tell you, and then we’ll eat our supper….’ ”(13). Lennie tells George that he would go and live off
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