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"I remember about the rabbits, George." "The hell with the rabbits. That's all you can ever remember is them rabbits." (1.18-19)
Not mice, not chickens, not cats: rabbits. All of Lennie's future is wrapped up in rabbits. On the one hand, it's nice to have a concrete goal. On the other hand, this is about as unrealistic for him as it would be if George wanted to become presiden
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"An' live off the fatta the lan'," Lennie shouted. "An' have rabbits. Go on, George! Tell about what we're gonna have in the garden"
The farm might as well be Lennie's bedtime story, complete with his When we encounter the dream farm this way, we're primed to recognize that it's never going to be a reality - but at this points, it's not clear whether the characters know.
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When Candy spoke they both jumped as though they had been caught doing something reprehensible. (3.212)
All George and Lennie are doing is talking about their farm, On the ranch, there's something pitiful about this kind of dream. For Candy to hear them talking is almost as though he's caught them naked and exposed.
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They fell into a silence. They looked at one another, amazed. This thing they had never really believed in was coming true. (3.221)
Candy's money might make the dream farm a reality. It looks like maybe money is the difference between a dream and a plan—and we also find out here that even Lennie never really believed in the dream. He also thought it was just a story
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The farm might as well be Lennie's bedtime story, complete with his When we encounter the dream farm this way, we're primed to recognize that it's never going to be a reality - but at this points, it's not clear whether the characters know.

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"An' live off the fatta the lan'," Lennie shouted. "An' have rabbits. Go on, George! Tell about what we're gonna have in the garden"

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All George and Lennie are doing is talking about their farm, On the ranch, there's something pitiful about this kind of dream. For Candy to hear them talking is almost as though he's caught them naked and exposed.

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Candy's money might make the dream farm a reality. It looks like maybe money is the difference between a dream and a plan—and we also find out here that even Lennie never really believed in the dream. He also thought it was just a story

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