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The Unlimited Miscreant - Trabbs Boy A boy who excited loathing in every respectable mind Dickens 304 Trabbs Boy is a lively trouble seeking and brutally honest character in Charles Dickenss Great Expectations Even though he appears only a handful of times in the novel his character plays a significant role As Pips enemy Trabbs Boy helps the reader see Pips faults Trabbs Boys most important role is that of Pips rescuer Trabbs Boy has very few speaking parts but an understanding of his personality is seen through his numerous actions His personality is frank vivacious and mischievous In the way Mr Trabb speaks to Trabbs Boy in Chapter Nineteen there is evidence that Trabbs Boy has caused trouble for him in the past He calls Trabbs Boy a young scoundrel 186 and tells him not to pull any tricks 186 He is always looking for ways to cause variety and excitement at anybodys expense 534 Even though Trabbs Boy is named after the tailor and has no real name he is very independent He is his own best friend and only does things that interest or benefit him He was a boy whom no man could hurt an invulnerable and dodging serpent who when chased into a corner flew out again between his captors legs scornfully yelping 303 Trabbs Boy is not an evil person he is just an innocent nuisance who wants excitement and to have fun Another aspect of Trabbs Boy is that he is a shrewd observer and is not bashful to express his opinion As the most audacious boy in all that countryside 186 Trabbs Boy is not bashful of showing his contempt for Pip He openly expresses his opinions because he doesnt care what others think of his behavior Even when Trabbs Boy first meets Pip he causes a commotion to express equality with any blacksmith alive or dead 186 He believes that he is just as good as
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