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Of Mice and Men Themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men Themes Quiz
"O.K. Someday—we're gonna get the jack…
Sure," said George. "All kin's a veget…
They fell into a silence. They looked…
"I seen hunderds of men come by on the…
Dream- what's going to be on the ranch
Dreams- tells L. what they will grow/produce
Dreams- their dream really might come true
Dreams-every ranch hand has this dream but never make it come…
"O.K. Someday—we're gonna get the jack…
Dream- what's going to be on the ranch
Sure," said George. "All kin's a veget…
Dreams- tells L. what they will grow/produce
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Of Mice and Men themes Cam
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men quotes and themes.
Theme 1
Theme 2
Theme 3
Theme 4
Racism
Friendship
The American Dream
The Great Depression
Theme 1
Racism
Theme 2
Friendship
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Themes in Of Mice and Men
plot
theme
themes in OMAM
injustice
the story - what happens in a novel or play
the ideas being explored by the author through the plot
friendship, loneliness, dreams, injustice, the working man
unfairness (when something is unjust)
plot
the story - what happens in a novel or play
theme
the ideas being explored by the author through the plot
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Of Mice and Men themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
19 terms
Of Mice and Men Themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
Of Mice and Men- Themes
Every action has an equal and opposite…
Foreshadowing
All work and no fun
Dream
"splashes; rings widened across the pool"
"OK! Now you listen and this time you got to remember so we d…
"I like beans with ketchup" "Well, we ain't got no ketchup"
"An' live off the fatta the lan'"
Every action has an equal and opposite…
"splashes; rings widened across the pool"
Foreshadowing
"OK! Now you listen and this time you got to remember so we d…
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Of Mice and Men - Themes
Loneliness and Isolation
Prejudice
Women
Dreams
1. "They got no family"... 2. "Susy's place" - for companionship…
1. Crooks is given "hell" and is either picked on or ignored…
Curley's wife: Lonely and fustrated, uses her sexuality for h…
People on a ranch go nowhere... 1. Most men "blow their stake" a…
Loneliness and Isolation
1. "They got no family"... 2. "Susy's place" - for companionship…
Prejudice
1. Crooks is given "hell" and is either picked on or ignored…
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Of Mice and Men - Themes
Broken Plans
The American Dream
My Brother's Keeper
The Weak and the Strong
Lennie touched girl's dress and plans to keep job and get far…
Lennie and George wanting own freedom and place to live
George taking care of Lennie
Lennie snapping mice's necks, Lennie crushing Curley's hand
Broken Plans
Lennie touched girl's dress and plans to keep job and get far…
The American Dream
Lennie and George wanting own freedom and place to live
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Of Mice and Men themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men Developing Themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of mice and men themes
Prejudice
Prejudice
Prejudice
Prejudice
Crooks, candy, curleys wife, and lennie are all descriminated…
Crooks suffers physical and verbal abuse because he is black
Crooks is segregated from other workers and isnt welcome in t…
Crooks believes his position in society is well below that of…
Prejudice
Crooks, candy, curleys wife, and lennie are all descriminated…
Prejudice
Crooks suffers physical and verbal abuse because he is black
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Loneliness
Power
American Dream
Dreams
"Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world."
"I'll tell you when, Lennie"
"Buy a couple of acres"
"Live of the fatta the lan'"
Loneliness
"Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world."
Power
"I'll tell you when, Lennie"
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Of Mice And Men Themes And Extracts
Friendship
Hopes and Dreams
Loneliness
Hostility
Pg 30-34- Lennie threatens to leave... Pg 146-149- George shoots…
Pg 30-34- George tells Lennie the story for the first time... Pg…
Pg 40-43- Meets Curley, learns about ranch life... Pg 98-105- Le…
Pg 90-92- Curley attacks Lennie... Pg 46-47- Meet Curley for the…
Friendship
Pg 30-34- Lennie threatens to leave... Pg 146-149- George shoots…
Hopes and Dreams
Pg 30-34- George tells Lennie the story for the first time... Pg…
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Of Mice and Men Themes/Symbols
Failure of the American Dream
Loneliness
Candy's Dog
George quote
Theme shown by having the idea and almost all of the assets t…
Theme shown by having several characters looking for friendsh…
Shot by Carlson; represents what happens when you are no long…
"Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
Failure of the American Dream
Theme shown by having the idea and almost all of the assets t…
Loneliness
Theme shown by having several characters looking for friendsh…
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Symbols and Themes in Of Mice and Men
Nature/ Natural Surroundings
Ranch
Candy's Dog Death
Types of isolation (handicaps)
Eden-earthly paradise... Lennie finds peace when he dies... Forest…
Lonely, shapeless, dirty, empty, infertile. Reality of migran…
Pennies murder=end of illusions and dreams
Physical-helplessness... Emotional- loneliness ... Intellectual-ign…
Nature/ Natural Surroundings
Eden-earthly paradise... Lennie finds peace when he dies... Forest…
Ranch
Lonely, shapeless, dirty, empty, infertile. Reality of migran…
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of mice and men themes
loneliness and alienation
race and racism
treatment of the mentally handicapped
friendship/companionship
migrant workers are all alienated from others because they ar…
everyone is racist against Crooks/ Curley's wife says she can…
Lennie is treated badly because people back then didn't under…
George is a true friend because he kills Lennie to put him ou…
loneliness and alienation
migrant workers are all alienated from others because they ar…
race and racism
everyone is racist against Crooks/ Curley's wife says she can…
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Of Mice and Men: Themes
loneliness and alienation
race and racism
treatment of the mentally handicapped
friendship/compainionship
- crooks and curley's wife are the only people of their kind…
- crooks and his room in the barn, he's not allowed in the bu…
- george always tricks him and laughs but lennie doesn't real…
-lennie and george travel together instead of alone, george s…
loneliness and alienation
- crooks and curley's wife are the only people of their kind…
race and racism
- crooks and his room in the barn, he's not allowed in the bu…
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Of mice and men- themes
The american dream
The american dream
The american dream
The american dream
"We gonna get a little place"... - Lennie always thinks about th…
Men want to escape the life of a migrant worker
George and Lennie pressed an idea that hard work gets you a b…
Everyone has the same dream... *home ownership is an end goal
The american dream
"We gonna get a little place"... - Lennie always thinks about th…
The american dream
Men want to escape the life of a migrant worker
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Of mice and men themes
Friendship
Loneliness
Sympathy
Brutality
Geore and lennie ... Candy and his dog
Curley's wife ... Crooks
Curley's wife
Curley
Friendship
Geore and lennie ... Candy and his dog
Loneliness
Curley's wife ... Crooks
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Of mice and men Key Themes
The Predatory Nature of Human Existence
Fraternity and the Idealized Male Frie…
The Impossibility of the American Dream
Motifs
Of Mice and Men teaches a grim lesson about the nature of hum…
One of the reasons that the tragic end of George and Lennie's…
Most of the characters in Of Mice and Men admit, at one point…
Motifs are recurring structures, contrasts, and literary devi…
The Predatory Nature of Human Existence
Of Mice and Men teaches a grim lesson about the nature of hum…
Fraternity and the Idealized Male Frie…
One of the reasons that the tragic end of George and Lennie's…
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Of mice and men themes
Men on the ranch are like orphans. Geo…
Crooks is segregated because he's blac…
Even animals can't be companion. All a…
Even Slim mentions, "I seen the guys t…
Only companionship are prostitutes on Saturday night.
Curley's wife is unhappily married and lonely.
humans crave contact with others to give life meaning.
George's taking care of Lennie and the dream of the farm are…
Men on the ranch are like orphans. Geo…
Only companionship are prostitutes on Saturday night.
Crooks is segregated because he's blac…
Curley's wife is unhappily married and lonely.
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Loneliness
Power
American Dream
Dreams
"Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world."
"I'll tell you when, Lennie"
"Buy a couple of acres"
"Live of the fatta the lan'"
Loneliness
"Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world."
Power
"I'll tell you when, Lennie"
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Of mice and men themes
Animals
Animals
Maleness and masculinity
Maleness and masculinity
"The way a bear drags his paw."
...
"No big son of a bitch is gonna laugh at me."
"Candy joined the attack with joy."
Animals
"The way a bear drags his paw."
Animals
...
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Of Mice and Men themes
Loneliness
Authority
Nature
Violence
Humans need connections
Humans struggle for power over others
Humans are alienated from the land
Humans' lives are often violent
Loneliness
Humans need connections
Authority
Humans struggle for power over others
Of Mice and Men Themes
"O.K. Someday—we're gonna get the jack…
Sure," said George. "All kin's a veget…
They fell into a silence. They looked…
"I seen hunderds of men come by on the…
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans- On what's going to be on the ranch
Dreams- tells Lennie what they will grow/produce
Dreams- their dream really might come true
Dreams-every ranch hand has this dream but never make it come…
"O.K. Someday—we're gonna get the jack…
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans- On what's going to be on the ranch
Sure," said George. "All kin's a veget…
Dreams- tells Lennie what they will grow/produce
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Friendship
Isolation
Innocence
Each character aspires for something greater; George and Lenn…
George takes care and looks out for Lennie; keeps him out of…
Crooks is discriminated against and kept separate from everyo…
Lennie, despite being accused of rape as seen in Weed, and hu…
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Each character aspires for something greater; George and Lenn…
Friendship
George takes care and looks out for Lennie; keeps him out of…
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Of mice and men themes
John Steinbeck
The American Dream
Death of a dream
The depression
A book, telling the story of Arthur and his knights of the ro…
People emmigrate from Europe to America. Anyone who worked ha…
The american dream survived until late 1920's. No more virgin…
Wall street crash in 1929. The new york stock exchange collap…
John Steinbeck
A book, telling the story of Arthur and his knights of the ro…
The American Dream
People emmigrate from Europe to America. Anyone who worked ha…
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Of Mice And Men Themes
The American Dream... "There is a path t…
The American Dream... "Guys like us, tha…
Setting - The Bunkhouse ... "Two shelves…
The American Dream... "Coulda been in th…
Analysis:... Link to context:
Analysis: This is an example to the extent of the fantasy of…
Analysis: The bunkhouses setting connotes feelings of unstabl…
Analysis: Before her death, Curley's wife confesses her desir…
The American Dream... "There is a path t…
Analysis:... Link to context:
The American Dream... "Guys like us, tha…
Analysis: This is an example to the extent of the fantasy of…
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Of Mice and Men Themes
Loneliness
The American Dream
Fate
Innocence
Curley's Wife is so lonely she goes to the other men in the b…
George and Lennie dream of owning a farm with rabbits and gro…
Just when it appears that George and Lennie will get their fa…
Lennie's innocent when he kills the nice, the puppy and Curle…
Loneliness
Curley's Wife is so lonely she goes to the other men in the b…
The American Dream
George and Lennie dream of owning a farm with rabbits and gro…
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Of Mice and Men themes.
'Come on, George. Tell me. Please, Geo…
'Dragging his feet a little, the way a…
'Look, George. Look what I done.'
'I forgot. I tried not to forget. Hone…
Dreams, hopes and plans
Animal characteristics
Innocence
Innocence
'Come on, George. Tell me. Please, Geo…
Dreams, hopes and plans
'Dragging his feet a little, the way a…
Animal characteristics
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Of Mice and Men Themes
American Dream
Role Of Woman
Friendship between men
lonliness
Lennie and George have always wanted to have their own farm/…
Curly's wife's name is never mentioned
George and Lennies bond is special. They are loyal and care a…
Most men at the time the book takes place in live and provide…
American Dream
Lennie and George have always wanted to have their own farm/…
Role Of Woman
Curly's wife's name is never mentioned
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Themes for of mice and men
"I could get along so easy and so nice…
"When I think of the swell time I coul…
"That's a hell of an old dog"... "Yeah. I…
...a thin young man with a brown face,…
Idealism vs. Realism... In this quote we see a glimpse of George…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see that although G…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see an old man who…
Power vs. powerless... In this quote we meet the ranch owner's s…
"I could get along so easy and so nice…
Idealism vs. Realism... In this quote we see a glimpse of George…
"When I think of the swell time I coul…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see that although G…
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of mice and men: themes - Loneliness
the towns name
loneliness at the ranch
The loneliest characters in the book a…
George and Lennie stand out because of…
The name of the town close to the ranch where the novel is se…
Most of the characters on the ranch are lonely. George and Le…
All of these characters are different to the others on the ra…
- George and Lennie are the only characters in the novel who…
the towns name
The name of the town close to the ranch where the novel is se…
loneliness at the ranch
Most of the characters on the ranch are lonely. George and Le…
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Themes for of mice and men
"I could get along so easy and so nice…
"When I think of the swell time I coul…
"That's a hell of an old dog"... "Yeah. I…
...a thin young man with a brown face,…
Idealism vs. Realism... In this quote we see a glimpse of George…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see that although G…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see an old man who…
Power vs. powerless... In this quote we meet the ranch owner's s…
"I could get along so easy and so nice…
Idealism vs. Realism... In this quote we see a glimpse of George…
"When I think of the swell time I coul…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see that although G…
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Of mice and men - themes
The American Dream... Those that have on…
Power... Crooks and curleys wife lack... H…
Loneliness/isolation... It cuts its way…
Relationships/friendship... Candy's dog…
AD - grinning with delight... Vs slims hands were black with tar…
Crooks seemed to grow smaller and he pressed himself against…
The silence fell on the room again. It came out of the night…
George & Lennie... Red and blue and green rabbits, lennie, milli…
The American Dream... Those that have on…
AD - grinning with delight... Vs slims hands were black with tar…
Power... Crooks and curleys wife lack... H…
Crooks seemed to grow smaller and he pressed himself against…
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Of Mice and Men quotes and themes.
Theme 1
Theme 2
Theme 3
Theme 4
Racism
Friendship
The American Dream
The Great Depression
Theme 1
Racism
Theme 2
Friendship
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Themes in of mice and men
Land
Equality
Fame
Friendship
George+lennie
Crooks
Curleys wife
Migrants workers
Land
George+lennie
Equality
Crooks
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of mice and men: themes - Companionship
demonstrated from George and Lennie
companionship throughout
How George and Lennie's friendship set…
The other men cannot understand the re…
Companionship in Of Mice and Men is primarily demonstrated th…
Many of the other characters are searching for companionship…
- George and Lennie recognise that they are different because…
- The other men on the ranch are suspicious of George and Len…
demonstrated from George and Lennie
Companionship in Of Mice and Men is primarily demonstrated th…
companionship throughout
Many of the other characters are searching for companionship…
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Of Mice and Men themes
American Dream
Loneliness
Freedom
Violence
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
'S'pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ba…
'I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. They do…
American Dream
'We could live offa the fatta the lan'
Loneliness
'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys i…
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Of Mice and Men Idioms & Themes
balony
booby hatch
took a powder
went with shows
nonsense
insane asylum; a place designed to house people who are menta…
left
been an entertainer on the stage.
balony
nonsense
booby hatch
insane asylum; a place designed to house people who are menta…
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Themes for of mice and men
"I could get along so easy and so nice…
"When I think of the swell time I coul…
"That's a hell of an old dog"... "Yeah. I…
...a thin young man with a brown face,…
Idealism vs. Realism... In this quote we see a glimpse of George…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see that although G…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see an old man who…
Power vs. powerless... In this quote we meet the ranch owner's s…
"I could get along so easy and so nice…
Idealism vs. Realism... In this quote we see a glimpse of George…
"When I think of the swell time I coul…
Friendship vs. Isolation... In this quote we see that although G…
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Of Mice and Men quotes and themes.
Theme 1
Theme 2
Theme 3
Theme 4
Racism
Friendship
The American Dream
The Great Depression
Theme 1
Racism
Theme 2
Friendship
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Of Mice and Men Themes WTR
dreams
dreams
dreams
dreams
Curley's wife dream of being in the 'pitchers'
the farm
For George escaping the cycle of itinerant workers
For Lennie, being able to tend the rabbits
dreams
Curley's wife dream of being in the 'pitchers'
dreams
the farm
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Theme of disability in "Of Mice and Men"
Complete the quotation:... "You jus' stan…
What was Candy referred to before his…
"The guys said on account of the _____…
"Got _____ left, huh?"... "Yeah, ______.…
You jus' stand there and don't say nothing. If he finds out w…
The old man/ The old swamper- This shows his lack of identity…
The guys said on account of the ni**er got a crooked back, Sm…
"Got five left, huh?"... "Yeah, five. I kept the biggest." Survi…
Complete the quotation:... "You jus' stan…
You jus' stand there and don't say nothing. If he finds out w…
What was Candy referred to before his…
The old man/ The old swamper- This shows his lack of identity…
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Of mice and men themes crucible
Why is the book called of mice and men?
Human fragilty
Examples of human fragilty
Dreams and reality
The title comes from the with century Scottish poet Robert Bu…
A main theme of the novel is that humanity is fragile and sma…
Lennie talking about his dead mouse. Page 27... The section of…
A major theme of the novella is the idea of dreams. The Ameri…
Why is the book called of mice and men?
The title comes from the with century Scottish poet Robert Bu…
Human fragilty
A main theme of the novel is that humanity is fragile and sma…
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of mice and men: themes - Dreams
Dreams introduced
Why is the dream important to the men…
what is the american dream?
whats curler's wife dream?
- The theme of dreams is introduced at the start of the book…
This dream is very important to the men because it represents…
- This is the idea that in America, it is possible for anyone…
- to be a film star ... - although she no longer has any real ho…
Dreams introduced
- The theme of dreams is introduced at the start of the book…
Why is the dream important to the men…
This dream is very important to the men because it represents…
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