The Passage In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Every book and story has one passage that is more important than all the others. In the book Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck, when George and Lennie’s dream is first told in chapter one about owning their own farm and tending the rabbits, that is the most important passage in the whole book. This passage is the most important because it develops a theme and establishes a pattern of events. In the story Of mice and men there is one passage whose importance is above all the others. This passage is in chapter one when George and Lennie first talk about their dreams. Their dream is they will have their own house and raise different farm animals. They will have a vegetable patch and nice food to eat. Most importantly, in this dream Lennie gets to tend all the rabbits. Nothing else would ever make Lennie happier than him being able to tend the rabbits. For instance, “Go on...George. How I get to tend the rabbits”(14). He couldn’t wait for George to tell Lennie yet again about how he gets to tend the rabbits. In chapter one when George and Lennie share their dreams with the readers, they are both so happy. Just the thought of this dream makes them happy.Lennie is not an intelligent man and had horrible memory, except for when it comes to this dream. Lennie knows the story of this dream by memory. He can list everything that happens in this dream. This is something that no matter what, Lennie will always remember. This passage about the dream written by Steinbeck is the
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