Pip And Mr. Gargery

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Throughout Great Expectations Pip was repeatedly under others power while in a constant struggle to gain his own power. During his childhood Pip was under the control of his resentful sister. He later meets the power seeking Mrs. Havisham and the beautiful Estella who once again have power over Pip. For the duration of the novel Pip is overpowered by many of the characters and their relationships. As a young child Pip lived with his sister, Mrs. Gargery, due to the death of his parents. Mrs. Gargery may have been resentful of the fact that she had to take care of her younger brother causing her to become over controlling of Pip and Mr.Gargery. Pip may have felt the need to run around and lie to her as a way to have some power over himself.
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