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    any adjectives/phrases would help
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    'I could made somethin' of myself' - Curley's wife mentions her once being able to become a Hollywood actress

    'gonna let me tend the rabbits' - Lennie's part of the dream that him and George share

    'We got a future' - George discusses the dream of becoming self-sufficient

    'An' never a gooddamn one of em gets it' - Crooks reveals that the dreams are never achieved and are just a sense of false hope
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    the american dream gives some of the characters on the ranch e.g. George and Lennie a purpose and a bit of hope to latch on to during the time of the great depression an example is references to future throughout the novella "living off the fatta the lan"
 
 
 
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