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    But Pip being the idealist that he is, believed “[Miss Havisham] reserved it for [him] to restore the desolate house, admit the sunshine into the dark rooms, set the clocks a going and the cold hearths a blazing, tear down the cobwebs, destroy the vermin—in short, do all the shining deeds of the young Knight of romance, and marry the Princess.” (Dickens). Miss Havisham, the lady of the house, makes Pip believe as if she was helping him, as if she was a force pushing him in the right direction. Now although Miss Havisham’s intention were not so, Pip believed that. This woman who he barely knew, to him, acted as an angel saving him from his former lowly self. Next when Estella is introduced, she plays as a larger influence, the final goal for Pip. He set to become a man adequate enough to marry Estella and he soon becomes aware that he can not do that by being a blacksmith’s…

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    Miss Havisham was formerly known to be a beautiful and joyful woman in her youth, but once Compeyson cancelled the wedding, the house and herself ended up being repulsive and old. This also relates to the title of the novel because her expectations for a prosperous life, emotionally is ruined. The fog complicating the scene around Pip 's town symbolizes mental vulnerability. As it clouds the perspective, it speaks to an absence of clarity, understanding, or information. Pip 's four most…

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    Check quotes, add hook.Indent ‘Charles Dickens’ The Great Expectations is a bildungsroman that chronicles the life of Pip, the protagonist. It illustrates the events of his life, showing how he grows from an innocent child into a snobbish young adult and later, a true gentleman. During this time, he repeatedly suffers heartaches due to the actions and behavior of Estella, the adopted daughter of Miss Havisham for whom Pip develops an infatuation as a young child and comes to love beyond reason.…

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    he begins to recognize the strong implications that his actions had the latter two characters. This results in a shift in attitude for him, from ashamed, to appreciative of his background. It is during this time that Pip is in dire need of love, and Joe, for seemingly no reason other than his unconditional fondness, steps in, and his continued support in spite of foul treatment renders the former character completely humbled. When Pip finally returns and apologizes to both Joe and Biddy, he…

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    also affects Pip’s relationships. Joe and Biddy represent great people in the life of Pip who attempt to have a positive impact on him. “While Joe works to protect Pip from Pip’s sister’s cruelty and selfishness, he is in many ways unsuccessful,” so Pip merely has negative memories of his childhood (Kriegal 8). The trauma that Mrs. Joe makes Pip go through plays such a negative impact on Pip that he forgets about those who truly love him. Even professionals struggle to have a positive impact on…

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    abuse his “property” from Mrs. Joe. She reserves the right to dominate Pip but never takes the time to care for him or demonstrate passion towards him. This scenario lead to Pip’s disregard for much of the wealth simply handed to him. He formed a sense that he deserved wealth and many materialistic goods without taking the responsibility of owning these items. They were unnecessary as Pip crowded Herbert’s “sparsely furnished chambers with incongruous upholstery work.” A more influential…

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    Pip makes many regular visits to “Satis house” but comes to a halt when Pip becomes Joes apprentice ,and learns Joes trade as a blacksmith (Grogan,2014).Due to his meeting Miss Havisham and Estella Pip changes, he becomes ashamed of his humble beginning, the trade he is learning and Joe whom he cares about ,he is so ashamed that doesn’t want Estella and Miss Havishm to find out “ now it was all coarse and common, I would not have had miss Havisham and Estella see it on my account”…

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    During the book The Tale of Two Cities , Charles Dickens presented us with many themes throughout the novel. I decided to incorporate the central themes Fate, History and Sacrifice, because those select themes stood out the most to me during this novel. I chose sacrifice as a theme due to the fact that Dickens presented it to us as a necessity to achieve happiness. During the novel the revolutionaries prove that a new french republic can come about with only a heavy and terrible cost and emotion…

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    Being Kidnapped seems like a situation that would be terrible to be in. For one kid, it was the best few days of his life and he did not want to leave. “The Ransom of Red Chief” by O. Henry, is a fictional short story. Bill and Sam are the two main characters in the story. With much work they plan to pull off a fraudulent town-lot scheme in Western Illinois. To do this they need two thousand dollars. These two men decide to kidnap Ebenezer Dorset’s child and offer a ransom. Bill and Sam take the…

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    “Great Expectations” is the story of the main character, Pip’s, development from his childhood to the mature acceptance of his true self. This novel explores relationships between friends and family and emotions that influence these relationships. All characters in the novel relate to the downfall and redemption of each other, specifically Pip. “True identities are masked even from themselves under conventionally prescribed poses” (Johnson 1) Pip’s true identity is concealed throughout the novel…

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