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Flashcards in Dreams Deck (6)
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1

Magic of dream

'They fell into a silence. They looked at one another, amazed. This thing they had never really believed in had come true'

- money is difference between dream and plan
- childlike

2

Crooks wanting dream

If you guys would want a hand to work for nothing - just his keep, why id come an lend a hand

- even crooks who speaks negatively of dream stars believing
- crooks has become friendly

3

Crooks pretending he didn't want the dream

'I didn't mean it. Jus' foolin'. I wouldn't want to go no place like that'

- curleys wife has knocked crooks down
- back to being miserable
- segregated don't even have right to dream

4

George acknowledging how the dream isn't real

'I think I knowed we'd never do her. He usta like to her about it so much I got to thinking maybe we would'

- dream is in imagination
- all in head

5

George making excuses for failure of dream

'If I was even a little bit smart, I'd have my own little place, an id be bringin in my own crops'

Thinking its intelligence, actually luck
Finding excuses for failure of the dream

6

Crooks perceptive about dream

Nobody gets to heaven and nobody gets no land. It's just in their head.

Knows what he's talking about
Dream is a way to get through tough migrant worker life