Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' The Farm '

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During the middle of Section 3, Candy is told about a vision about buying a farm by Lennie. The farm has an important meaning because it is what keeps them going and hoping that one day their dream of buying a farm will be made a reality. It is their source of hope. It supplies mostly Lennie with comfort from the physical and mental pain they are put through. They work really hard to make their boss happy but the thought of them living through a time of not having back-breaking work wear them out and having control over themselves puts them at ease. This passage defines their idea of an American dream which is a very important element in the story where they have liberty, can count on themselves and can pursue true happiness. It emphasizes the importance of the farm and what it means to Lennie. This passage contains symbolism ,the vision of the farm is a symbol of hope. It also contains conflict between the men and society. The men are struggling to keep up through the hard life they go through because of the way society is and how they are treated. They criticize one another on each other’s beliefs and how their future will turn out because they have given up on ever finding some sort of light in their due to the fact that they have been stuck in the same labyrinth where they cannot seem to escape the lifestyle that they are forced to have so they find no point in hoping that something better might come along. Additionally, character development is found in this passage.…
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