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In the Novel Great Expectations Charles Dickens inserts a theme of love into the novel Not always intimate love and some times the complete lack of love is used Joe Mrs Havisham and Magwitch are all themselves capable of different types of love Dickens examines three kinds of love as seen in Joe Miss Havisham and Magwitch First love as seen with Joe The home Pip grows up in under the domineering hand of Mrs Joe isnt exactly bursting with love Only Joe seems to translate his love for Pip into kind behavior like protecting Pip from his sister when she was chasing him with the tickler the wax tipped cain intended for corporal punishment Pip Shes coming Get behind the door old chap and have the jack-towel betwixt you17 Then Joe has a father-like love towards Pip Pip becomes extremely ill and Joe is at his said to nurse him Living with him and checking up on him every day Joe is with him through his entire ailment And you are always getting a stronger old chap Also Joe is capable of intimate love When Pip makes up his mind to propose to Biddy his intentions are crushed when the news is given to him that Joe and Biddy are to be wed Its my wedding day and I am married to Joe 451 Dickens uses Joes love to show how kind he is and ultimately how perfect he is for Biddy Second Love as seen with Mrs Havisham Mrs Havishams words of encouragement to Estella Break their hearts my pride and hope break their hearts and have no mercy 109 suggest that shes using Estella as a conduit for revenge on men Although we do not know what grudge she has against the male sex until later in the novel When Mrs Havisham got to be of marrying age a certain man Arthur began to court her a showy man who was not
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