"Of Mice and Men": A Lost Dream
The Scottish poet Robert Burns once wrote, "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft aglay." He wrote that no matter how much plans are carefully laid, things can go wrong. This statement is at the root of the novel. It foreshadows the consequences of two companions' dreams. They both have a wish to fulfill to change their living. However, the sad thing is that no matter how hard they try to fulfill their dreams, the plans always somehow fail. Indeed, this story gives the reader the harsh reality of life.
Set in the Depression, the two main characters, George and Lennie, are poor mig…
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