Even he doesn't stand in the way of Lennie being killed. I could eat any place I want, hotel or any place, and order any damn thing I could think of. For the first time in his life, George believes the dream can come true with Candy's down payment. You know all of it. Also, Lennie says that they should get many different coloured rabbits.
Each time Slim helps make the assessment to do what is merciful or what is right. His authority was so great that his word was taken on any subject, be it politics or love…His ear heard more than was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought, but of understanding beyond thought. The dream gives them life, even if life never allows them to achieve their dreams. All the ranch hands in Of Mice and Men dream of life, liberty, and happiness, but none ever gets it. George told him he didn't mean any harm just wanted to feel her dress cause he likes soft things. It reassures Lennie from time to time it makes him happy and comfortable wherever he is and we see this at the start of the novel by the novel by the lake. In the novel Of Mice and Men each character had their own version of their American dream.
This dream is one of Lennie's favorite stories, which George constantly retells. You dream about something sexual and it feels as if it were real you then wake up being so turn … ed on and just feel so good. None of Of Mice and Men's dreamers ever achieve their dreams. We begin to get an understanding of why Curley is jealous of Slim; Slim is everything Curley wishes to be. However, the main theme in the story is how these dreams are unattainable, and how because of the Great Depression, all American dreams were dead.
Comment by knwilliam May 1, 2007 Slims reactions to both was shocking. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, two ranch hands, George and Lennie, find work in Salinas Valley. He overcomes an oppressive society by remaining loyal to his helpless friend. Interpretation 3: The Declaration of Independence states that all men are created equal and endowed by their creator with unalienable rights, including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Don't forget though that Slim is also realistic and realises he has to kill some of the puppies because they can't all be fed. Hands are also used symbolically throughout the novel for the other characters aswell.
An' I could do all that every damn month. He is still a worker who lives in the buck house, and is as likely to face being fired as much as anyone else. Although we know Lennie because of his mental immaturity is totally reliant upon George for survival it is an unlikely relationship between two friends. It was written by John Steinbeck who himself was born in Salinas in 1902. Now Candy is like the rest of them — alone. We can compare the clothes Slim wears blue jeans and a denim jacket , to the clothes that George and Lennie are wearing.
For … instance, only after Slim agrees that Candy should put his decrepit dog out of its misery does the old man agree to let Carlson shoot it. He was the first to approche her. For example, Curley is constantly jealous of Slim because he is everything he'd like to be. Another way that Steinbeck presents the characters of Curley and Slim is through animalistic imagery. Jus' keep me shovin' all over the country all the time.
George manages to make him let go and the run. Each of the characters at least once in the book talk about a dream they wish to fulfil; a dream that would enable them to follow their own desires and be forever content with their life. An' never a God damn one of 'em ever gets it. Overall, Steinbeck uses many different techniques to develop these two minor characters and use them to reflect his own attitudes. The Dreamers John Steinbeck's 1937 Depression-era masterpiece, Of Mice and Men, is a novella about dreamers, what we dream and why, and what happens to us when the dreams we chase slip away forever. The companionship of George and Lennie is the result of loneliness.
However, dreams may differ in that some people may want to work hard, be healthy and have financial success. Slim is a very respected character in 'Of Mice and Men'. The rough and brutal world of the ranch hand is revealed by Carlson's actions and then brought up once again with the brutality of Curley toward Lennie. The Dreams What do the characters' dreams say about who they are and what they want? These rights embody the American Dream. George and Lennie's search for work in the hope of accomplishing their dream of a small farm of their own displays… 731 Words 3 Pages The American Dream is a fundamental theme in John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. George senses in Slim a person of intelligence and empathy who will not be mean to Lennie, make fun of him, or take advantage of him. The chapter ends with Curley's crushed hand and Lennie's and George's claims that Lennie didn't mean to hurt anyone, foreshadowing later events.