Crooks is the crippled, black, stable buck on the farm.
Unlike the rest of the workers, he is alienated from the rest because of his skin colour.
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In this essay I am going to be talking about the significance of dreams in the of mice and men novel.
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The novel was written in 1937 during the great depression One of the most important things in of mice and men is the American dream and the will to get there.Crooks and Candy invested far less than everyone else and when the dream failed they suffered far less than everyone else. Lennies tendency towards violence is one of the main causes of death of the dream for him. The characters who believed in the dream the most are the ones who suffer the most when the dream is beyond reach. [Accessed 6 September 2019]; Available from: https:// When Lennie is killed by his best friend George, he was most reliant upon the dream. The American dream is to be able to get by on your own, to be your own boss, to have a little piece of the world that is yours.Throughout ' Of Mice and Men' there are a series of people, whose dreams have been shattered because of something, and then there is George and Lennie's dream, which at first seems plausible but then shatters just like all the others.The characters in the novel travel around from ranch to ranch looking for work for as little as 40 dollars a month but if you were a good solid worker you would stay on that ranch and you might get kept on the ranch until you were like candy weak , crippled, old. But despite the characters fragile state nearly all of the characters have their own dream or in some cases they share the same dream, lennie and George dream of owning their own bit of land curleys wife dream is becoming an actress also candy and crooks dream is to join up with George and lennie on their quest to owning their own plot of land.But their dreams would not exsist with out friendship this is most in the relationship between George and lennie Lennie would always ask George to tell him what’s going to happen but the constant questioning is what keeps the dream alive in lennie.Candy and crooks shared the same dream as George and lennie. Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land. They’re all the time talkin’ about it, but it’s jus’ in their head” But however when he finds out about candys offer to pay most of the money for the land he suddenly wants to join them.Candy believes in the dream the most that he offers George three hundred dollars which is needed to buy the land. Crooks and Candys will to join them is very important factor in the novel because it actually makes the reader think that they will reach their dream of owning their own bit of land.