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The Victorian time was much different compare to today's world. Europe began the nineteenth century dominated by the romanticists.

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Introduction

The Victorian time was much different compare to today's world. Europe began the nineteenth century dominated by the romanticists. The realists changed the face of Europe once more by the middle of the nineteenth century. The importances of the science and the industrialization of Europe characterised their movement. Where the romantics believed in feelings, intuition, and imagination. There were a number of people who tried to change this opinion between the society. The authors of this period also changed their style of writing by dealing with cultural representation and life. Charles Dickens was an author during this period and his novel 'Great expectation' reflects a number of different themes. There was a huge difference between rich and poor. There was a rapid growth in the cities as a result of the industrial revolution. The poor people worked under a inhumane working conditions, they expected to work long hours in dangerous factories for less pay. However the rich people had a luxury life. The novel focuses on the gap between rich and poor. Charles Dickson believed that the divisions between classes was 'diseased', therefore he was interested in bringing different views in peoples mind such as justice and punishment, the evils of the factory system, the widening gap between the rich and poor and so on. ...read more.

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Of Mice and Men explains the isolations of humans, it says that there are isolation because of something within themselves, something which almost seems to make their loneliness inevitable. Different characters seek comfort and solace in different things, for Candy it is his dog, for George and Lennie it is each other. This essay will explain how do the novels "Of Mice and Men" and "Great Expectation" explore the theme of isolation. Make specific reference to the characters of Crooks and Miss Havisham. of the way in which loneliness can corrupt and destroy a man. Crooks is an example of Stein beck's compassion and further illustration. Crooks had a double burden, he wasn't only the Negro in a society which relegates non whites, but also a partial cripple in a society that values human being simply on their ability to provide a service. Because he was black and because he was disabled he didn't have a choice to avoid loneliness. "They say I stink" he was forced to be lonely partly because he was black. Unlike Crooks Ms Havisham isolated her self. She decided not to participate in the society whereas Crooks wanted to participate in the society but the society jilted him. ...read more.

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But then Curley's wife appears and starts to stir everything up. Crooks starts to get annoyed because he was having a good conversation which he doesn't often get which made him very good about himself and Curly's wife's started to tear everything apart. He was angry and stands up to her telling her "You ain't wanted here". But he forgets about his place in life and he is shown where he belongs by Curley's wife. Curley's wife started on him "Listen, Nigger,' 'You know what I can do to you if you open your trap?" Crooks have no reply for this. He reduced him self to nothing, he then has no personality, no ego, nothing to arouse or dislike. All the time he has spent by him self, he has convinced himself that he is worth nothing and nobody cares about him. This is when readers sympathises so much for Crooks. Although Ms Havisham was bitter, we sympathises for her at he end. Later she realises that she stole Estella's "heart away and put ice in its place". She regrets what she done and she apologise to Pip. Also the readers sympathise plays apart when she made herself isolated. Not only by regretting her faults but she also gives punishment for what she done by killing herself. ...read more.

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