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The Role Of Hope In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Dreams and hope are all worth while but in the book it shows how hard it is to get your dreams. In the book Of Mice and Men the first scene is of them fleeing from their job. The job was contributing to the dream but since there was conflict they had to run otherwise there would be no dream. When they get to there new job a worker over hears their dream and wants to get in on it. “you know a place like that?” said candy. Said on page 29 on the ipad. So they agree and they're way closer to their dream then they ever thought they would be. “George spat on the floor disgustedly. “We got ten bucks between us.” Then he said thoughtfully, “look, if me an’ lennie work a month an’ don’t spen’ nothing, we’ll have a hundred bucks. That’d be four fifty. I bet we could swing her for that. Then you an’ lennie could go get her started an’ i’d get a job an’ make up the res’, an’ you could sell eggs an’ stuff like …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the book of mice and men shows how hard it is to get your dreams. the first scene is of them fleeing from their job.
  • Analyzes how george decides that the best decision is to kill lennie. they were so close to their dreams but in the end they didn't make it.

“I shouldn't of did that. George’ll be mad. An’ . . . . he said . . . . an’ hide in the brush till he come. He’s gonna be mad. In the brush till he come. That's what he said.” Lennie went back and looked at the dead girl. The puppy lay close to her.” Page 45. George has to decide on what to do. In that moment he decides that the best decision is to kill him and he does. In the book it said, “The voices came close now. george raised the gun and listened to the voices.” He didn't want Curley to get to him and make him suffer so he readied himself to shoot Lennie. “And George raised the gun and steadied it, and he brought the muzzle of it close to the back of Lennie's head. The hand shook violently, but his face set and his hand steadied. He pulled the trigger.” “Lennie jarred, and then settled slowly forward to the sand, and he lay without quivering.” Page 52. they were so close to there dreams but in the end they didn't make it. but the stories shows that have a hope and dream drives you to do what most

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