of mice and men - Murdock 1 Zak Murdock Mrs. Jacobs Honors...

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Murdock 1 Zak Murdock Mrs. Jacobs Honors Eng 11 2 February 2007 A Dream Never Reached During the time period in which John Steinbeck wrote the novella Of Mice and Men, many people dreamed of finding fortune in America. During this era the American dream was a goal mostly everyone attempted to achieve during this era. However, sadly very little to no people ever truly achieved this dream. Among the many people who were positive that they were different and would achieve great fortune, were the main characters of Steinbeck’s novella. George Milton and Lennie Small were convinced that they were different from everyone else and that they would achieve the dream of having a place of their own without any worries. Little did George and Lennie know that they would fall into the same trap as most migrant farmers did in which their dreams are crushed and become nightmares. Throughout the novella their so-called American dream is what keeps the two characters so close together. It’s what keeps them going and waking up everyday, however their dream continues to clash with realism and ultimately
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2010 for the course PHYSICS 213 taught by Professor Padamsee during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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