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Why Do Lennie And George's Dream

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Of Mice and Men Essay Most people dream of having a big house and lots of money. In Of Mice and Men, by Steinbeck, Lennie and George’s dream is nothing like that at all. Both men just want to own a small farm and live off the fat of the land. They both want this for different reasons though. George wants to be in charge of something in his own life for once. His whole life he has been running around from one job to the next. He never really owned anything either. He was living paycheck to paycheck doing small work until Lennie did something to make them have to leave. Lennie was another reason he wanted the farm. Lennie was George 's only real companion in life. He wanted a place where he can keep Lennie safe from people like Curley and Curley’s
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