Joe Gargery doesn’t scream “important character” while reading, but his constant presence and personality have a significant influence on the people around him. Joe Gargery is Pip’s stepbrother, and was a very prominent figure in raising Pip. Joe withstands a lot of abuse from the people close to him. His wife, Mrs. Joe is often rude and violent towards both Joe and her brother Pip. She is bitter because she wishes she were more than a village blacksmith’s wife. Through all this, Joe remains kind. The reason that Joe endures the abuse is because of his love for Pip. He stays with Mrs. Joe for Pip’s sake because she is Pip’s mother figure, and Joe recognizes that it is important for Pip to have a loving family.
Bottled Up by Jaye Murray is the book I chose to do my report on. Bottled Up was published by Dial Books in 2003. This is a shorter book it has 224 pages. The genre of this book is realistic fiction. Pip is the main character in this book who is dependant on drugs and alcohol. He is forced by his principal to get his act together when he gets in trouble at school and he has to attend mandatory therapy sessions so he doesn't call his abusive father.
Love: is it human’s greatest success or human’s greatest flaw? Are we as humans so pulled towards the false ideology of what love is supposed to be like that we completely lose sight of who we are as people in the process and willing to go to great, dangerous lengths to attain this unachievable love? We are forced to ponder this question as we are taken through a journey of love in both the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, and also William Shakespeare’s play, Othello. Readers are shown through both the novel and the play of the lives of the men who are so different yet portrayed as the same kind of fools in love—the dashing Jay Gatsby of West Egg and the Lieutenant Othello of Cyprus—in these tragedies that love is not just what
Love - an intense feeling of deep affection. Love is an emotion shown in many romantic or family relationships as well as friendships. Love is shown frequently throughout the entirety of the book The Outsiders. For example, Dally is an extremely aggressive and audacious person, but he also shows immense love towards Johnny. Sodapop is a fun-loving, carefree high-school dropout, but he is understanding and shows love to both of his brothers by seeing both sides of an argument. Darry has an extremely serious personality and loves Ponyboy with tough love. All three show love in different ways, but they still do love. Love is shown throughout all of the book The Outsiders in various ways, even though there is lots of violence.
Love changes a person both physically and mentally. Impassioned lovers distort reality, change their priorities and daily habits to accommodate their significant other, experience personality
From the moment he sees her at the Capulet party, Romeo immediately falls in love with Juliet. They both fall head over heels for each other as the night progresses. During their time together, they completely put all things aside and forget everything about the world except for their love for one another. Most people seem to think this way about the romance between Romeo and Juliet, but in reality, they aren’t actually truly in love. Romeo and Juliet are not in love with each other because just a day before they met, he felt heartbroken because of a girl named Rosaline who didn 't love him, he pressures Juliet to profess her love to him, and after just barely meeting, they both agree to get married.
It was very hard trying to decide on which entries to write about, until I got into Mr. William Jacobs conversation with his grandson. It’s the early 1940’s and he’s recovering from a battle injury, when his future Mother in Law dropped in to see him, and to also share some rather intimate detail about her daughter’s health. She told him that when her daughter was a little girl had an operation and the doctor at the time made a mistake, causing her never to be able to have children. Claire’s mother also inquired about his wiliness to adopt children or not. With this information he could have decided not to marry Mrs. Cooper’s daughter, but instead they should married and have children. After their children were grown, and the Jacobs in their golden years. Claire’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s couldn’t stop him from loving her. William took care of Claire till the very end, which I found to be the truly most loving act.
In Great Expectations, Charles Dickens tells the story in the perspective of a young boy growing up in England during the Victorian Era. Philip “Pip” Pirrip is the protagonist, where we discover his life experiences and expectations through his narration. Pip’s sister, Mrs. Joe, and her husband, Mr. Joe, greatly influence his childhood. He meets many people later on who teaches him that not everyone will be happy and what it really means to have “great expectations”. Through Pip’s journey, Dickens suggests that happiness becomes achievable if one learns to accept and fix their flaws.
In Scene 1, Marilla states that “She would never dream of taking in a girl!” When Marilla discovered that her brother, Matthew, had brought in a girl. Marilla originally return the girl in exchange for a boy. But later on in the act, she ends up developing a passion for Anne after she tells the story about how she ended up where she is now. I think Marilla develops a passion for the girl because she felt sorry for the girl. After she told the story, I believe Marilla views the girl in an entire different way than she did before.
Picture this: a woman is getting arrested for shoplifting at the local Giant. As the cops take her away, a cluster of onlookers begins to form. Sure, they don’t know the story, but one thing for certain is that she really wanted that milk. She knows the story, however: that her husband just left her, leaving two kids and herself without a source of money. The conflict is that she shoplifted, so she committed a crime. According to local law enforcement, the woman should be punished, although understanding her hardship may make a judge deem otherwise. In many situations, one will find that there isn’t always an extreme left or right leaving the correct path as ambiguous. In Charles Dickens’ novel Great Expectations moral ambiguity is expressed through his characters. The main character Pip and his expectations leave him hoping for a better life and craving a higher social class, which causes his actions to fluctuate between helping people and taking his frustrations out on others. In addition, Miss Havisham, a woman with a broken heart tries to save her adopted daughter Estella from receiving a broken heart. Through her attempts she replaces her daughter’s heart with ice and breaks young men’s hearts. In Dickens’ bildungsroman Great Expectations, Pip and Miss Havisham’s morally ambiguous characterization helps develop the theme, that one needs to learn to be resilient.
Although Pip does not know the identity of his benefactor, he keeps in his mind that Miss Havisham is his benefactor. Pip thinks that she is there to raise him to become a gentleman so he can marry Estella. Pip's thoughts as to who he wants his secret benefactor to be shows a sign of immaturity. Additionally, when Pip starts learning to become a gentleman, he becomes mean to Joe and Biddy because they are much different to his new lifestyle. When Joe visits, Pip is snobbish to him because he is not behaving properly. Additionally, Pip's immaturity is truly evident when he asks Biddy if she could teach Joe everything she knows because he is ashamed of his lack of knowledge. Lastly, as Pip comes into his expectations, he is blessed with more and more money. Pip receives an endless supply of money which causes him to spend munificently. He spends all of his money on self-centered luxuries to impress the other young rich gentlemen. As a result of careless spending, Pip runs into
Love is an intense feeling of deep affection that everyone experiences once in their lifetime, but only a few can achieve it. The sensational feeling of love that humans have endured is a sign of comfort and expressed by being around someone or something that makes you feel a certain way through affection. However, it is blinding to humans because it alters an individual's behaviour when they are within this threshold. In the novel, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, love is evident through the characters, as it is their desire and dream to endure the fondness of the past within them. Moreover, Arthur Golden’s Memoirs of a Geisha demonstrates love through the main character, Sayuri, and the affects of it, is what creates who she is to
In William Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, the protagonists Romeo and Juliet claim to be in love with each other. Romeo and Juliet have barely spent any time together in the entirety of the play. They have not had the time to develop a loving relationship, and they both are far too young to understand what true love is. Romeo and Juliet are not really in love because they are caught up in their adolescent hormones and emotions, they have not spent much time together, and they fell in love with each other for the wrong reasons.
It’s safe to assume that you have never looked to a fictional character for relationship advice, or any advice at all for that matter. However, I’ve recently discovered to a highly mature young woman who is wise beyond her years. No, she is not a real person, but she lives on the pages of a Charlotte Brontë novel. Her name is Jane Eyre, and to say that she has been through a lot would be quite an understatement. Jane has dealt with more than her fair share of traumatizing, and in some cases, odd experiences, including antagonistic relatives, deaths, unsolicited marriage proposals from long lost cousins, and fires. All of these dramatic encounters have contributed in some way or another to her ongoing list of both positive and negative interpersonal
Regarding the love between Romeo and Juliet, we can see that it is shown as ideal, perfect and young love. In order to understand it in a proper way, it is necessary to explore the chronological order of events related to the development of their love.