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Popeye Commentary. This extract is a short passage from the book Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones, this passage centres around Mr Pop Eye and the world around him in which he lives in. He is contrasted with his wife
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This extract is a short passage from the book Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones, this passage centres around Mr Pop Eye and the world around him in which he lives in. He is contrasted with his wife who seems to be the exact opposite of what he is, this is told through the eyes of an adult that has known the about Pop Eye ever since he was a teenager.
Popeye is shown as a character that is different from the narrator and other people that live on the island. This is shown through the use of language by the narrator which gives the reader the feeling that the him and Popeye would both see each other very often yet would never greet each other. This would imply some sort of social barrier that exists between them which prevents the both of them from having a simple conversation with each other. "I thought he probably knew about his nickname but didn't care." This example shows the name calling that the author lays upon Pop Eye, this is a form of bullying that is shown further when the narrator explains that the reasoning behind the name Pop Eye
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