Speech In Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice and Men is a novel published in 1937 written by author John Steinbeck. It is a book I have studied in my English B Literature Lesson, with the chosen theme for this speech to be ‘Dream, Hopes and Plans’. In this speech, I would be playing the role George and the aim of this task is to persuade adolescents to have a dream in their life. George in this book is a very smart and physically strong person. He is also a very thoughtful and rational person as whatever he does has his own reasons and objectives. The speech is written in a formal tone and is targeted at the adolescents.

In the speech, I would be using George’s own personal experiences to be a guide for my target audiences to follow and to draw their attention based …show more content…

A dream would give us a sense of direction. A dream would lighten up your future. Leo Tolstoy has once said, “Ideal is the beacon. Without ideal, there is no secure direction; without direction, there is no life.” A dream would motivate you to strive your best. My dream and objective were clear in my mind when I was working in the ranch. My dream was my guiding light that guided me through obstacles and brought me to success.

Why do we need a dream? A dream would make ourselves to become more independent. When we have a goal, we would not get influenced by the external environment. We would only work on tasks that would help us achieve our dreams. When I got married, I had different working experiences in various ranches. But no matter where I work, I have only thought of owning a farm. Therefore, I have been toiling away in the ranch and have finally earned the first barrels for opening a farm.

Why do we need a dream? A dream would provoke you with ambition. It would enlighten you to bring in more goals to enrich your life. A dream would motivate you to live in a better life. Thomas A Edison has once said, “We shall have no better conditions in the future if we are satisfied with all those which we have at present.” Dream is all about virtual precognition. With dreams, we would be able to shape our future. During the Great Depression, many people got unemployed. Therefore, I had the American Dream, a dream of owning a farm. In which now it has been attained, and my living standard was

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