As a result of this, Crooks never believes that society will ever accept him. In Code Orange, the character Mitty Blake is willing to kill himself to save his city from smallpox This sets up the inevitable reality of the dream in America. George often thinks about how his life he could have had as an unrestricted bachelor and free of the burden of caring for Lennie.
There were two different conflicts external conflict and internal conflicts. Yet what most fail to see is that Of Mice and Men portrays both aspects of human life through the mutual friendship of two uncommonly men, George and Lennie, the dream they both share, and the sudden calamity that befall them The Depression had everyone looking out for themselves and their family.
Steinbeck had abandoned the romantic view of mankind s occupying a special place in nature or that man is guided towards special ends. The dream is so strong in Candy that he pleads with George to have their farm despite Lennie's death Lennie has to avoid trouble if not they will not be able to achieve their dreams Steinbeck When people interact with family members, they are usually more free with their actions and words than they are with strangers or mere acquaintances