"Dreamers are fool's, and Of Mice and Men proves this" To what extent, if any, do you agree with this statement?
How can you define a fool? The word fool is most commonly mistaken as someone who is, idiotic, unintelligent, or stupid. But throughout the human race there are numbers upon numbers of intelligent fools. People do foolish things everyday; it is the nature of the human race. Mistakes are made, but they teach valuable lessons, and they do not make a person any less intelligent. Subsequently, there are many intelligent people who don't dream. They go about their daily lives and accept what they have without having anything to look forward to. For some people, this is a desired state of being, and for others, it is a cursed one.
Dreamers, however, use dreams to escape reality; they look on the bright side of all things and are generally content with themselves, because they believe in the back of their mind that their dreams will come true, no matter how many hardships they have to bear in the process.
These two groups of people exists in the story 'Of Mice and Men.' To some extent they are examples of fools, both intelligent and unintelligent.
African American men and women in the 1930's and 1940's were doomed from birth. Negroes, or 'Niggers' as White Americans labelled them, were looked upon as nothing more than labourers, and not worthy of white human company. Crooks, the African American Stable Buck, is no exception. He has no real dreams of his own, no hopes for the future. He has listened to people telling that he was worthless and no good for so long hat he eventually believed them. Crooks' desperation and loneliness is excruciating, even more so than his crippling back pain (hence...