For much of the time that we know him, I do not think that Crooks has a vivid portrayal of his American dream. I think that he doesn’t show it as much as others due to him being casted out.as, He wants to be accepted and not to be an outcast because of his skin colour.
Crooks's American dream then is not that much different from the others'. He wants to be self-sufficient, able to live a life of his own choosing, yet he also wants to be accepted as he is and treated fairly and equally.
During the play crokks Dream starts to unewavel when
[Crooks] hesitated. "… If you … guys would want a hand to work for nothing—just his keep, why I’d come an’ lend a hand. I ain’t so crippled I can’t work like a son-of-a-bitch if I want to." Crooks wants to work for them but he clearly know that he is not wanted so he acts like he doesn’t care but in fact he does.
Steinbeck presents crooks through various themes in the book, a character isolated in a way by his own environment due to hiss difference compared to...