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Of Mice and Men Dreams PEA

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KeNopArt Duh SiXiC

on 11 December 2012

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Transcript of Of Mice and Men Dreams PEA

How and why does Steinbeck present the theme of dreams in the novel? Of Mice and Men
Dreams "We're gonna have a little house and a couple of acres" "His voice was growing warmer." Steinbeck makes the characters excited whenever they talk about the dream, often daydreaming of the future. George and Lennie's dream reflects the American Dream in itinerant workers living through the Great Depression HOPE DREAMS George and Lennie often talk about the dream throughout the novel. They also include Candy into their group in chapter 3. At the beginning of the book, the dream is only that to George, a dream, while to Lennie he believes it will eventually come true. However, Candy's addition to the group convinces George of the possibility of the dream becoming reality. "WISH'T" desire unobtainable UNCERTAINTY "All bemused by the beauty of the thing, each mind was popped into the future when this lovely thing should come about" "SOON" desperation George and Lennie often get caught up whenever they talk about their dream. George usually gets tired of having to entertain Lennie by telling him about their dream over and over again, however when he starts to talk about it he himself gets pulled in by the idea. Lennie Desperately desires
them rabbits "I wish't we'd get the rabbits pretty soon, George." SYMBOL: RABBITS LENNIES DREAMS Innocence Others Land Money Power Dreams become more achievable with the help of Candy "S'pose I went in with you guys. Tha's three hundred an' fifty bucks I'd put in." How Candy is treated on the ranch
$350 Foreshadowing feel Tides of luck have changed Uncertainty Crook's opinion
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