Of Mice and Men– Dreams
“Come on George, inform me, like how you done it before. “. “You get a bang out of it do not you; well here it goes like.” (13) George has told Lennie about their dream lot of times and yet Lennie always wishes to hear it one more time. It was been informed to Lennie numerous times that even he can remember the dream, meaning Lennie truly loves the dream and even want to hear it more. Dreams can provide individuals the will to live and the will to fight. Individuals can lose their will to live or to achiever their objective if the dream is lost. Dream is the most important thing for George and Lennie since it’s the only thing they can depend on to live.
George and Lennie depended upon their dream as motivation to live on and work. They have actually been working all their life to achieve their dream. While taking a break by a pond en route to another cattle ranch, Lennie asked George to tell him why they are working and saving cash. “Men like us got absolutely nothing; they work up a stack and blow it in the town. However we’re different, we got a future” (14 ). The majority of employees at that time just reside on day by day, without an objective. However George and Lennie are different, they got a dream to work and live for.
Lennie kept on wishing to be outlined their dream a few times in the story, suggesting that it’s really essential to them. George depends upon the dream to save up cash and look after Lennie instead of using all the cash like all the other workers. While staying in the cabin, Lennie asked George about their dream. “George, the length of time’s it gon na be till we get that little location an’ survive on the fatta the land and bunnies” (56 ). George and Lennie’s dream has been duplicated several times in the story. Each time they describe it, it provides more will to work and try to achieve the dream.
The dream keeps George and Lennie together so they can work toward their dream. Without the dream, George and Lennie would be various from what they are now. George would be like the other employees, spending all the money right after getting them. And Lennie might be in jail for accused of rape or get bullied by other employees. With them together, they help and care for each other. They are attempting to get a better hold of the dream so they will live on and remain together. As soon as their dream is lost or destroyed, George gives up and ended up being like the other workers.
After George discovered that Lennie simply killed Curely’s wife, he discussed what he’s going to do after the occurrence. “I’ll take my 50 dollar and I’ll remain all night in some lousy cat home. Then I’ll go to a poolroom and stay till there morning when nobody’s left.” (95 ). George’s attitude towards their dream has actually totally altered from prior to the occurrence. Now, he chooses to go back to the ways of the workers without anybody to be with. He totally quit and lost his will to work for the dream. He was the one that stated prior to about how he and Lennie were various from the others and they have a future to look forward to.
Without Lennie, he gave up on “that” future. It’s the future where they can get a little farm and live by themselves peacefully. After Candy reveals the dead body of Curely’s wife to George, he asked about their dream. “You an’ me can get that place can’t we” (94) The book states that Candy just spoke his greatest worry, which was likewise his dream. It demonstrates how terrified people can be when their dream is ruined. After a dream that’s about to come to life gets damaged, there is a major shock to everyone that’s included, and many type of impacts can happen like how George quit on their dream.
Dreams can be essential and likewise painful to George and Lennie. The dream made a strong bond between George and Lennie, but when George eliminated Lennie, it made an injury so upsetting that it might never heal. George simply can’t take the tension so he let go of the dream and return to an employee without hope. Individuals may believe dreams aren’t very crucial however it in fact is a major part of our life. We depend upon dreams to assist us in difficult situations and to come through. In the end, dream can do bad and good to everybody.