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Flashcards in Dreams Deck (6)
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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


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


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


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


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


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