Mr. Samuel

Pages: 1 (384 words) Published: May 4, 2013
“All the characters have dreams; all are doomed to fail” Steinbeck uses Lennie, George, Curley’s Wife, Candy and Crooks to explore dreams each has its similarities as each dream has been presented to be out of the ranch. Then it has its differences as each individual person have a different goal to achieve as they all want to do different things. Lennie’s dream is to tend the rabbits Steinbeck reveals Lennie’s dream to the reader through what he says in the novel. For instance he says “About the rabbits” this shows a part of his and Georges conversation about their dream, he wanted George to tell him all about rabbits. Another example is “The rabbits we're gonna get and I, I get to tend 'em.”It was very unlikely for Lennie to achieve his dream. George’s dream is having his own ranch Steinbeck reveals George’s dream to the through what he says throughout the book. For example “someday we’re gonna get the jack together and we’re gonna have a little house a castle of acres...” It was likely for George to achieve his dream as his life was peaceful on the ranch once he killed Lennie Curley’s wife dream is about becoming a Hollywood star Steinbeck reveals Curley’s Wife dream throughout the novel. This is shown when she says “I tell ya I could of went with shows” this suggest that she wanted to be a show girl. It was very unlikely that she was going to achieve her dream. Candy’s dream was to get out of the ranch and be useful. Steinbeck reveals this throughout the novel for instance “Everybody wants a little bit of land not much” it was very unlikely that Candy was going to achieve his dream. Crooks dream was to be out of there, also to have equality and a decrease of racisms. Steinbeck reveals through what Steinbeck says. “Crooks, the Negro...had his bunk in the harness room; a little shed...” this shows...
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