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Silas Marner- Not all dreams are destined to come true

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Introduction

Of mice and men is a book set in the 'Great depression'. Thousands of jobs were lost during the dive of mixed emotions. People rushed to withdraw money from their banks. Millions of dollars were taken out of the banking industry, leaving millions of Americans in deep mess. In this book, there are two men who have been circled out and are being followed throughout the book. Their dreams were stated at the start of the story, and constantly brought up throughout it. I will be explaining in my essay why not one of them come true, other characters have dreams too, I will be explain in my essay why these, too, are not destined to come true. ...read more.

Middle

He wanted to own his own patch of land, to work for himself and not be pushed around by anyone. 'All we need is to work one more month and we can get away from it all.' This shows the actions George is willing to do to fulfil his dream. This was said when Candy was involved. Towards the end of the story, it became clear that his dream wasn't going to become true. Lennie was killed, leaving him with no motivation at all. No more dream. Candy's dream also resembles that of George, however, he wanted a patch of land for another reason; he wanted to die somewhere else other than the ranch, he wanted to work in peace, and not be pushed around by anyone. ...read more.

Conclusion

His dream was to have someone to talk to and not to be lonely. But this wasn't going to come true in his lifetime. For in his time, different races weren't to be mixed together, they were to stay separated. In conclusion, all the dreams within the story were not destined to come true. This is shown when all the dreams simply faced a dead end. There was no light at the end of the tunnel. 'I've seen it many times before, they come with the picture of ?? ?? ?? ?? land in their minds, but in the end, they end up with nothing.' Said by Curley's wife and crooks, which resembles the story of George and Lennie. ...read more.

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