What is the difference of George shooting Lennie or Curley shooting Lennie? No mess at all, and when the end of the month come I could take my fifty bucks and go into town and get whatever I want. After arriving at their new job at a ranch after having escaped their previous job, they face people who potentially ruin their chances of obtaining the ranch. I could go get a job an ' work, an ' no trouble. It focuses on the barbaric relationships the men on the ranch including George and Lennie start to develop with each other as the novella progresses. It is impossible not to love it. Mice, like men, are also victims of cruel fate and destiny.
When he has to take the dead mouse away from Lennie a second time, George chafes at the hardship of taking care of Lennie. Where does George go at night without Lennie? They decided to camp out in their newly discovered paradise and wait for tomorrow to do their job. Only Slim comprehends the truth, and he takes George off up the footpath for a drink. She foolishly ignores her mother's advice about her future, naively thinking she is going to star in movie pictures, but instead she ge … ts married which she is not ready for especially since she chooses Curley to be her husband. The Dream Farm The dream farm refers to the farm George always tells Lennie about, the farm they'll buy in the future when they've saved up enough money.
It's so present in their minds that even you, the reader, believe they could actually make it happen, that they could actually buy this magical farm where they can escape the world and their troubles. George is mad and throws the mouse away with anger. They are doing what they can to resist sinking into miserable loneliness, which seems to be the lot of so many other itinerant workers. The central point of the book is their unusual relationship. Crooks is a bitter but educated black handyman on the ranch.
Lesson Summary Symbolism in a work of literature is the use of a person, place, or thing to represent a larger, more abstract concept. Lennie becomes more like a mouse in this way than ever. For example, Lennie and George are both working to get their own land. George tells Lennie to look the other way. Curley wants to shoot Lennie out of meaness D. Candy can do nothing to stop this; he is weak, and in this world the strong survive.
Comment by kligsfosho April 18, 2007. Upon seeing Curley's wife, Lennie is fascinated with her and George warns him to stay away from her and Curley. Crooks desires to tend Lennie's fictional garden, and Candy shares their desire to own land. Given the harsh, lonely conditions under which these men live, it should come as no surprise that they idealize friendships between men in such a way. In this lesson, we mentioned three symbols from John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men: Candy's dog, which represents the fate of those who are weak; mice, which symbolize false hope; and the dream farm, which symbolizes unattainable independence and protection from the world.
However, just as he sometimes does, he grabs it too tightly, and she screams. As the sound of the approaching men gets louder, George takes out his gun and shoots his friend in his head. Although these people proved to be difficult George and Lennie, the main characters of the book, are traveling together to find a new job and along the way they hit many obstacles. The majority of the readers question themself, who is responsible of the significance of her death. Though this does seem to insinuate that there's no way any man or woman can be truly independent, truly protected from the world. This is a companion book for Of Mice and Men and it is written by John Steinbeck. Unrealistic as it may be in George's eyes, the dream is still something to hope and plan for, as he and Lennie had been doing for a long time.
Cancy is pressured into letting Carlson shoot his dog B. They want the chance to work for themselves and to reap the benefits of their own hard labor--not to pass the spoils of their work on to others. When you have a purpose or a goal is that much easier to keep going. They have been booted from their town due to a series of unfortunate happenings. Their relationship establishes one of the most important themes of the novel, the importance of companionship and loneliness. You know all of it.
He represents the role of black people in society in California in 1937 during the depression. She longs for the attention she cannot have. George is frustrated during this difficult period, and as a result were forced to travel to seek any work they could. You know what it's like to love a pet; that dog or cat or lizard or horse is your family member, your friend. Hide in the brush till I come for you. Candy and his dog are both sacrificed when useless 20. Though this could be read in a less terrible light.