Essay about Of Mice And Men By Lennie And Crooks

1102 Words Feb 16th, 2016 5 Pages
“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe” (“ Dreams Quotes”). The saying in this quote is that one must dream ,but also believe that is what Lennie, George, and Crooks did. For Lennie, George, and Crooks their dreams were harder to reach. Dreams affect the characters of of Mice and Men through Lennie causing trouble, George choosing to care for Lennie, and Crooks being limited by being African American. First of all, Dreams affect Lennie because he was always causing trouble. He does not have the mental capacity to know that he did something wrong. In the past Lennie has gotten himself into many problems. The fact that Lennie himself is a huge man, shapeless face, large pale eyes, and wide sloping shoulders it makes him seem as if he can care for himself and that he does not need anyone else 's help. In reality he is innocent, friendly, he does not get a lot of things, and he gets really nervous. When he gets nervous he panics and that is what always gets him in trouble. For example. “ Maybe like that time in Weed you was telling me about” ( Steinbeck 97). George was talking to Slim about Weed. Lennie and George had a dream and to own property, a house, and rabbits, but with Lennie’s mental health problem, it is hard to get property because he always does something bad. Since Lennie is always getting in trouble they always have to move. “ Well look, we are going to work on a ranch like the one we come from up…

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