Of Mice And Men Dream Analysis

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“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 …show more content…
Since Lennie is always getting in trouble it is hard to stay in one town him and George move from many towns. For George having to care for Lennie and for himself it is harder to get things the way he wants. Lastly for Crooks being limited his dreams were affected because he was a different color than the rest of the men. Like said in the quote “ To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream.” They all wanted their dream to come dream. George and Lennie were acting, but their dream was to hard to accomplish because of the many mistakes that got in the way. Crooks was only dreaming he did not act. He did not act because if he took action there would be consequences, some could even lead to

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