Of Mice And Men Hopelessness

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The novel, Of Mice and Men, was based off a poem which said "the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry". This poem was the inspiration for the story and it means that the best plan can be hopeless much like a lot of the dreams in the book. All the dreams in the book were never accomplished as well all the characters don't hope for anything. The setting also shows hopelessness and throughout the book, there's a lot of hints for the ending. What the book says that one has to give up their dreams to survive in the world. Basically in the book, everyone feels hopeless. When George kills Lennie, Slim tells him "You hadda George. I swear you hadda."(Page 107) After Slim tells George he had to, George is left with a permanent feeling
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