We're gonna have a little house and a couple of acres.
Tell about the rabbits, George!
Leggo of him, Lennie! Let go.
You tol' me to, George.
I don't want to hurt ya but George'll be mad if you yell.
Let go, you let go!
In the beginning of the book George and Lennie talk about owning their own farm someday. Their dream is a symbol for the American dream and shows how all people can have dreams of their own.
It don't make no difference.
In the next part of the book Lennie gets into a fight with Curley and breaks his hand. This is the climax of the book because it shows the beginning of the ending of George ans Lennie's dream. This scene shows that somehow our dreams always get ruined.
In chapter five of the book Curley's wife is letting Lennie stroke her hair. Lennie ends up breaking her neck from stroking it too hard and kills her. For doing this Lennie is in huge trouble and is going to have to be killed. This shows how our dreams are often ruined by our own actions and mistakes.
The resolution of the story is that George must shoot and kill Lennie.