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It is human nature to have dreams or the hopes one has for the future Even dreams that are never accomplished are good because they keep people going on when they normally would have given up Dreams are something to look forward to something to fantasize about A dream is something one indulges in to escape momentarily from life In the book Of Mice and Men dreams are important to the characters Every character in the book seem to be craving for something In George and Lennies case that something is land It is natural for men in their situation to imagine working on their own land and being their own bosses Their dream is simple in some ways yet very complex in others The dream apparently began as just a story that George told Lennie perhaps as a way of calming Lennie down or to keep him focuses on working but after some time it seemed that George started to believe in the dream himself Georges dream although it was basically the same as Lennies is probably more detailed and complicated Lennie thinks as far as feeding and petting the rabbits but George thinks about the details of the plan such as how they would earn enough money what things they would grow and the possibility of actually living off the land When George meets up with Lennie after the incident with Curleys wife he knows that the dream is over for him I think that Lennie did end up getting his dream As he and George sit watching the water George describes to Lennie one last time how its gonna be However I believe that this time he is describing Heaven to Lennie rather
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