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A Description of the Great Expectations as One of the Most Interesting and Mysterious Things That People Question Infatuation
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Great Expectations One of the most interesting and mysterious things that people question is infatuation and its relationship to love Infatuation which is really nothing but a big crush or obsession is often termed as false love When a person has feelings of infatuation he usually thinks he is in love In all reality he is only experiencing an excitement on seeing what it is like to have feelings for another even if those feelings are only based on physical attraction This passion not only refers to love but also the other materialistic things that dazzle peoples minds The feelings people have experienced in the past are compared with the present feelings they have and make it easier to determine if their present feelings are love or false love As Pip shows in Charles Dickens Great Expectations a person can be passionate with anything and then later on fall in love with it Infatuation is an experience that one can learn from and a desire that one wishes to acquire In a village cemetery a small boy Pip is approached by a runaway convict who demands food and a file to saw off his leg iron Terrified Pip steals the requested items from the home where he has been living with his sister and her husband Joe since his parents died Later on Pip falls in love with Estella and becomes self-conscious about his low social status and raw manners Estella is the girl that Pip is in love with and bases his standards around her From then on his loyal dream is to become a gentleman in order to be with Estella in the future Pip encounters many situations and struggles to attain his goals in life Infatuation can lead to an emotion of true passion instead of having the false obsession Pip lusted for Estella for most of the book but towards the end he indicated his love
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