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The title of the novel Of Mice And Men refers to how dreams often go
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The title of the novel Of Mice And Men refers to how dreams often go wrong. Discuss how John Steinbeck achieves this.
Question 3-The title of the novel 'Of Mice And Men' refers to how dreams often go wrong. Discuss how John Steinbeck achieves this.
One of the main themes that runs through Of Mice And Men is of dreams and how they go wrong. The title of the book is very appropriate to this theme as it comes from a poem by Robert Burns called To A Mouse,
On Turning Up Her Nest With The Plough:
'The best laid schemes o' mice and men
Gang aft a gley
And lea'e us nought but grief and pain
For promised joys."
Of Mice And Men is a tale of people's dreams that go wrong leaving the characters pain and grief. Many of the…show more content…
George Milton is a small but quick man with sharp features.
"Small and quick, dark off face with restless eyes and sharp, strong features. Every part of him was defined: small, strong hands, slender arms, a thin and bony nose."
George doesn't seem to be that different to any normal migrant worker on the outside. Lennie Small is the complete opposite of George.
Lennie is a large, strong man.
"A huge man, shapeless of face, with large, pale eyes, with huge, sloping shoulders."
George and Lennie' s relationship is rather like a child and it's guardian. Lennie is a burden on George.
"God, you're a lot of trouble. I could get along so easy and so nice if I didn't have you on my tail"
George knows, however, that Lennie has a very simple mind. Lennie depends on George to look after him and keep him out of trouble. They stayed in Weed before they came to the new ranch. Lennie caused trouble in Weed, when he felt a girl's dress because it was soft. He then wouldn't let go. She thought he was trying to hurt her and so she screamed. The residents chased them out of Weed as Lennie had ruined their chances of staying there.
George then explains to Lennie that they are different to normal migrant workers as they have each other and the dream.
George and Lennie have a shared dream.
"Some day - we're gonna get the jack together and we're gonna