When George meets up with Lennie after the incident with Curley's wife, he knows that the dream is over for him. As he and George sit, watching the water, George describes to Lennie, one last time, how it's gonna be.
However, I believe that this time, he is describing Heaven to Lennie, rather than the little farm.
In George and Lennie's case, that something is land.
It is natural for men in their situation to imagine working on their own land and being their own bosses.
"No matter how hard you try, you may never achieve your dreams." This shows that in the book, dreams don't tend to come true.
In the book, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, George and Lennie, two men, are on a quest to try and achieve their dreams.
Howard Levant made the statement after a critical reading of the novel that “the good life is impossible because humanity is flawed” (Owens 146).
The horrors of the American Civil War and the growth of towns with slums as bad as those in Europe, and the corruption of the American political system led to many shattered dreams.
Californians who lived through the 1920s and 1930s must have felt as though they were on a roller coaster.
In a dizzying cycle of boom and bust, a decade of spectacular prosperity was followed by the worst economic collapse in the state's history.