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Comparing Of Mice and Men with The Poor Relation.

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Comparing Of Mice and Men with The Poor Relation The stories that I have read both have dreams. Both of the stories have dreams that are virtually impossible to achieve. Although the dreams in the book are set in very different times and are very different to each other, they are suitable for that period of time. Both the authors show that dreams are always present everywhere no matter where they are and when they take place. Both of the authors write from there own past experience, one way or another. George and Lennie�s dream is to 'liv of the fata the lan�. This means that they dream to buy their own land and be there own boss and work there every day. They also want to be fed from there and Lennie wants to 'tend� his rabbits. As soon as candy finds out that George and Lennie have a dream, Candy 'buys� in to it by offering all his savings. ...read more.


The most imperative quality at that time was being rich and being a businessman. Dickens is also saying that even if you are respected and are gracious you wont have as much associates as a person who is rich and a businessman. Money was the source to everything at that time, together with friendship. What the America people didn�t understand was the fact that the American dream was the 'American nightmare�. That�s because only a limited number of Americans could achieve this dream and the rest would just have it as a wish. Everyone could not achieve this dream because all and sundry cannot be there own boss�s as this would lead to an economic collapse. This is why it�s described as the 'American nightmare� Both authors set their stories in there own times so they can comment upon it. They didn�t write stories that were either in the future or the past. They established their stories on reality. ...read more.


Another imagery that he uses is �A big carp rose to the surface of the pool, gulped air, and then sank mysteriously in to the dark water again�� Stienbeck uses a lot of different types of imagery where as Dickens uses a limited amount. Both of the authors are trying to state the fact that dreams don�t always come true. The society denies it one way or another. Michael�s dream is impossible to achieve simply because a castle in the air is impossible to construct, but the atmosphere that he wishes to have is possible to have which is that he wants people to care and have admiration for him. George and Lennie�s dream is destroyed by the society, people who were in the bunkhouse. Their dream is destroyed by the society because Lennie�s mistake which led to his own death. This was very misfortunate for George and Lennie�s dream. Although the storyline of both of the books are different, the point that they are trying to make is very analogous to each other which is that dreams can be denied be society. ...read more.

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