Of Mice And Men Reflection Essay

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This quote in Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, emphasizes the bond between George and Lennie, the two protagonists of the novella. From this point on, the two attached their dreams to each other for the sake of a better future. Because they attached their dreams to each other, in the end their goals were not achieved. Just like how you attach an unrealistic dream of living happily and possibly creating a family with Daisy, George and Lennie create an unrealistic dream attaching each other, ultimately spiraling towards an inevitable downfall. The purpose of reading this book is to dodge a negative situation by learning from a mistake that George and Lennie made for you. The theme of the impossibility of achieving an unrealistic dream with someone attached is prevalent in Of Mice and Men and is bound to become a major theme of your life. …show more content…
You need to take the time out of your day to forget about Daisy just for a couple of hours to read this book. Lucky for you, the book is short enough to read in one sitting, unlike many other books out their with similar themes as the one with Of Mice and Men. While I read the book, I noticed a similar mentality between George, Lennie, and you. All three of you are ignorant to the fact that you cannot achieve a dream with someone attached to it. This theme is proven in Of Mice and Men by George and Lennie, right after George realizes something needs to change: “The hand shook violently, but his face set and his hand steadied. He pulled the trigger” (Steinbeck 106). There are two outcomes of this situation, Mr. Gatsby. One of them is to sit down and read this book and ultimately change your dream and who you want to achieve it with. The other one is to keep trying to bring Daisy along with you towards your dream, and fail. This will lead you down into a road of an inevitable death and failure of your

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