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Do you have an unrealistic dream In the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck the main characters in the story each had a dream in which they were unable to carry out Taking place during the Great Depression era in the United States these individuals struggled to survive The theme It is better not to have big dreams in life because they are too difficult to attain and you end up bitterly disappointed and unmotivated was brought up and proven true by them Lennie Candy and Curleys wifes dreams like the best laid schemes omice an men gang aft a-gley had been led astray Lennies dream had been shattered when his craving for soft materials caused him to commit a crime Lennie dreamt of owning a farm and a little house with George and most of all tending some rabbits Seeking employment and asylum at Tyler Ranch Lennie longed to have a feel of some soft materials However being a feeble-minded man and having a childlike understanding of his enormous strength the result was tragic when Lennie broke the neck of Curleys wife while feeling her soft hair His first thought after the incidence was that he would no longer be able to tend the rabbits He did not realized how serious this mistake of his was It had cost him not only his dream but his life as well The only piece of land that Lennie ended up with was his grave Because of Lennies fault Candys dream of having a share of Georges farm became unrealistic Candy was among the ones who could hardly manage the struggle to survive during the Depression His age has robbed his usefulness so he was more than happy to take part in the plans of George and Lennie Their dream farm was always on Candys mind He went on to figuring about how they could earn money off the rabbits and their lives then However
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