Universal Theme: Dreams give you motivation to meet your goal but you have to fight for it even if they won't come true you have to try
"Of mice and men"
“Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no fambly. They don’t belong no place. They come to a ranch an’ work up a stake and then they go into town and blow their stake, and the first thing you know they’re poundin’ their tail on some other ranch. They ain’t got nothing to look ahead to.”
George and Lennie share a dream of a better life, a life separate from the itinerate farm and ranch workers. That dream involves their own farm, with Lenny especially excited at the prospect of the two living happily after all among the rabbits he hopes to raise and take care of. In Chapter One of the novel, Steinbeck has his two protagonists discuss the future they dream of together, with the world-weary George describing the lives of men like them
" The necklace "
"She had a rich friend, a comrade of her convent days, whom she did not want to go and see any more, so much did she suffer as she came away."
Madame Loisel dreams to be wealthy so badly that she's driven mad with jealousy by the one rich friend she has, Mme. Forestier. She can't bear to see Mme. Forestier, because it brings her within arm's reach of the world of wealth she wants so badly, but can't have.
" The scarlet Ibis "
" I began to believe into my own infallibility, and I prepared a terrific development program for him, unknown to mama and daddy, of course. I would teach him to run, to swim, to climb trees , and to fight."
The narrators dream was for Doodle to walk and do others things like any other kid. Embarrassment is part of pride for his brother. He thinks he can't be proud of himself if Doodle is disabled. He has the idea that physical disabilities are something to be ashamed of, and that a disabled person reflects shame on family members.
" Tangled "
Rapunzle never gave up on her dream on seeing the floating lanterns. She did have to get out of her tower to be able to see the lanterns and discover more on the outside.
So what? Impact
Dreaming helps you set up plans and setting goals for your future. Even though dreams don't always come true there is always others to make them come true.