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In Of Mice and Men written by George Steinbeck George and Lennies vision is of a place of their own where they can live and have rabbits and can be protected from hurt As the two men think about their dreams of the future Candy Crooks and even Curleys wife reveal that they also have dreams of a life far different from this present one George trusts Lennie too much and as a result Lennie kills both Curleys wife and Georges dream at the same time The relationship between George and Lennie is unique in that the farmhand is usually an isolated person It is emphasized that two workers are virtually never seen together Lennie and George have an attachment and understanding between them their relationship is different and valuable Their basic relationship is seen to be the starting factor in their dream Guys like us that work on ranches are the loneliest men in the world They dont belong no place With us it aint like that We got a future We got somebody to talk to that cares about us The theme of loneliness is explained in many ways Old Candy has only one dog and when it is killed he hears of George and Lennies dream and attaches himself to them so that he wont end up someday totally alone and friendless Even after Lennie kills Curleys wife old Candy still wants to join George and carry out the dream Also Crooks is betrayed to be on the verge of destruction because a guy needs somebody to be near him Dont make no difference who the guy is as long as he is with you Crooks would be willing to come to the farm and work for nothing just to have the opportunity to communicate with people Curlys wife ultimately is one of the loneliest people Her behavior is so hated that no one comes very sympathetic but
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