This may well allude to George and Candy’s farm, suggesting that although they really wanted to have their own place, Lennie’s death means it can no longer happen. According to what the reader knows from the novel, George and Candy never buy the farm.
Why can’t Candy and George still get the dream farm?
Candy and George still can’t get the dream farm because he wouldn’t do it without his friend, Lennie.
What happened to George and Candy’s dream?
George, Lennie and Candy’s dream is to own their own piece of land to work and live independently on. This dream is destroyed by Lennie’s ignorance and Lennie’s strength, which he cannot control.
What is Candy George and Lennie’s plan?
Candy and Lennie plan to use Candy’s savings and the total earnings George and Lennie can manage to put aside to purchase their own land. It will be the first time they will ever have the opportunity to experience the freedom of being their own bosses.
What does George say about the farm dream now?
Here, George admits that, deep down, he always knew that the farm would never be a reality but that now, without Lennie, it can’t even be a dream.
How is Lennie’s treatment of the dead puppy typical of his character?
How is Lennie’s treatment of the dead puppy typical of his character? Lenny is typically kind and caring toward anything soft, dead or alive. He “pets” things too hard due to his very strong hands.
What happens after George kills Lennie?
An’ then I’ll come back an’ work another month an’ I’ll have fifty bucks more’” (95). This quote proves that George’s driving force for pursuing the dream was Lennie; without him, George will resign himself to the monotony of ranch life.
What role does candy play in George and Lennie’s plan to buy a small farm for themselves?
In Of Mice and Men, Candy becomes involved in George and Lennie’s “dream ranch” after his sick dog is put out of its misery. … Candy needs something to hope for, so he enthusiastically attaches himself to George and Lennie’s dream of operating their own ranch.
What do George Lennie and Candy decide to do together what happens to threaten their plans?
Candy overhears their discussion and offers to contribute $300 toward the cost, if George and Lennie will let him join them. George eventually agrees, and then the three men muse on what their place will be like. They agree not to tell anyone of their plans. Candy admits he should have shot his dog himself.
What is George’s answer to slim?
Slim and George have a long conversation. Slim says it’s funny how George and Lennie go around together. What is George’s answer? He explains that Lennie had no one else to take care of him, and George assumed the responsibility.
What is Candy’s plan?
Looking at Candy’s practical role in the shared dream of George and Lennie, Candy says that he will cook and clean and tend the garden, essentially reprising the role he already fills at the ranch. He will also pay a large portion of the down payment to buy the land and the house.
Do you think George and Lennie will achieve their dream?
This is linked to the idea of the American Dream as they believe that by working hard and saving up, they will be able to achieve the success they hope for. However, George realises at the end of the novel that his plans with Lennie really were just a dream; they would never have come true.
How did Candy get $250?
When Candy lost his hand while working, he was given $250 from the boss. He also has another $50 in the bank saved from his paychecks.
What is George and Lennie’s dream What does this reveal about their lifestyle currently?
Their dream is to purchase land and live in a house. They’ll own many rabbits that Lennie will be in charge of tending. When Lennie says “live off the fatta the lan” he means to supply their own food from their farm and animals so their living off of the food from their own land.
When did George and Lennie talk about their dream?
“I could build a smoke house like the one gran’pa had.” Of Mice and Men, Chapter 3. When George talks about the farm he dreams he and Lennie would have, he describes it in terms of things he loved when he was a child.
George and Lennie have a dream: to scrounge enough money together to someday buy their own little house and a plot of land to farm. They dream of roots, stability, and independence.