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Unformatted text preview: style that is not plagued with twelve hour work days and the constant running from town to town. Their idealistic future home serves as a dream not only for George and Lennie, but also for many men under their same circumstances. Crooks reiterates this fact with these words to Lennie: Just like heaven, everybody wants a little piece of land.Nobody ever gets to heaven and nobody gets no land. Its just in their head Ironically enough, although Crooks seems to reprimand George and Lennies dream, he too ends up asking to become a part of it. Two other major symbols used in Of Mice and Men , are Lennies puppy and Candys old dog. Both the young puppy and the feeble dog are used to convey the overall theme of the novel. They are used to show that loneliness is a terrible thing to experience; therefore, the need for some king of companion is inevitable. But, there will always be the inherent need to destroy those who are weak....
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