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    Steinbeck writes about the impossibility, and the failure of the American dream for the characters of mice and men. In addition to the novel of mice and men, George Milton is trying to live his life, and have an American dream.It is kind of impossible for George because he has to take care of Lennie, and make sure that he doesn't get into any trouble.See George is a farming kind of man he has to find work on the ranch to live;"Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields they hustle work…

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    "Poky and Friends: Tails of Friendship" The story Poky and Friends: Tails of Friendship by Bruce Talkington starts out by the Poky Little Puppy wanting to go exploring. As Poky is exploring, he runs into Sylvester the Snake. Poky runs away, but it seems that everywhere he goes, Sylvester is always at the same place as him. Finally, Poky meets Kit, a skunk who was practicing her spraying in the garden and ends up scaring Sylvester off (Talkington). The book would be considered a folktale,…

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    Why communities should not ban books I believe that it is only right that the school district and the school district only, decides on what kids should read in school. If a parent wants a to change the way their child is taught then it is my belief that maybe the child is better off being home schooled by such parent. One reason as to why parents/communities should not decide on books read in school is that once communities are given this power, they start to ban books. When a book is banned…

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    Lennie Forgetful Quotes

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    The book Of Mice And Men is written by author John Steinbeck. This story is about 2 men receiving jobs as farmers on a ranch. George and Lennie have a dream of owning their own ranch someday. In their journey, Lennie has many newfound character traits that outline his character. He is unaware of his great strength, very forgetful, and has extremely childlike personality. Steinbeck makes the reader understand Lennie’s situation and makes you feel sympathetic for Lennie. On the ranch, Lennie and…

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    In “Loneliness” by Laura Cortes shows how much a man had little hope from the past that helps him live today. He is living day to day without looking further more into life because he is simply not looking forward to anything anymore. The poem expresses how a man is living in hopelessness without a family or a friend but living with trees that he simply appreciates but also the only thing he has. The man is of old age and knows that his life is coming to an end. The speaker mentions “He…

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    There are many emotional and heart-string-tugging moments in the Pulitzer Prize winning book Of Mice and Men, such as the death of Candy’s dog and the joy on Lennie’s face when he gets his new puppy. The hardest feat, faced by George, occurred at the end of the book, when Lennie strangles Curly's wife to death and runs away. After years of taking care of his friend, George faces the decision of killing Lennie for the safety of the people on the ranch. This moment in the book marks a change in…

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    Why Do We Lose Hope

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    We all lose hope and get it back, but it’s not all done in the same ways. In three different stories, there are different ways that the characters get hope back after they lose their hope for their goals, and dreams. Walter Mitty lost hope about keeping his job, George, from Of Mice and Men, lost hope about getting his own farm, the children in Uganda lost hope about having happiness with the war in Uganda. Hopes, dreams and goals, encourage people to set objectives they can achieve and through…

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    Immanuel Kant once said, “There is something splendid about innocence; but what is bad about it, in turn, is that it cannot protect itself very well and is easily seduced.” In John Steinbeck’s novels Of Mice and Men and The Pearl, Lennie Small, a migrant farm worker in California traveling to find work with his partner George Milton, and Kino, a simple fisherman from a small village that finds a unique pearl, exemplify this theme through their tendency to being deceived by others and their lack…

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    “Lenny said, ‘Tell how it’s gonna be’ ” (105). In Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, George and Lenny travel together to find work during the Great Depression. Lenny has some mental issues, but George sticks with him because of a promise he made to Lenny’s aunt. They find positions at a ranch, make friends, and begin to save money towards their futures. Tragedy strikes when Lenny accidentally kills the wife of the boss and flees. George finds him before the posse sent after him does, and shoots…

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    In the novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck several of the characters have an American dream but all of them have problems getting their dream to actually come true. At the end of the story Lennie snaps Curley's wife's neck and then Lennie gets peacefully shot by George.This was the point where many of the characters realize that their future they want was not going to happen. George had the American dream of having his own farm house and never having to work for someone again. Lennie also…

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