Great Expectations Restraint By Violence Quotes

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In the book, Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens, other people always control Pip. As a child, he was directly controlled by his sister and a mysterious convict. The quote, “Or I’ll have your heart and liver out” (p.3), said by the convict, shows the nature of the control placed upon Pip. Restraint by violence is one of the most basic methods of restraint. It can leave mental and physical scars on the victim of the violence. Control by violence is also the most basic method, because if you are subjected to violence, you will likely remember it, and that will ensure that you will follow your restrictions. As Pip grew up, Miss Havisham controlled him, but she did it in a less obvious way. As the Satis House, she commands Pip to do

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