Lloyd Jones Essays
Comparative on Life is Beautiful and Mr Pip 12th Grade
The innate innocence of individuals can sustain an optimistic outlook, despite the exposure to conflict and corrupt realities. Through the manipulation of truths, one's innocence is preserved in order to protect and provide an escape for an...
Context and Compassion in Mister Pip 11th Grade
The conflict between Papua New Guinea and the Bougainville Revolutionary Army between 1988 and 1998 has been described as the largest conflict in Oceania since the end of World War II. The novel Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones examines the impacts of...
In Matilda's Voice: Narrative and Character in Mister Pip 12th Grade
‘The art of the storyteller is to hold the attention of the reader.’
One of the ways in which author Lloyd Jones holds our attention in the novel Mister Pip is through the use of Matilda’s innocent narrative voice. Matilda’s traumatising...
Pip’s Evolution as a Muscular Character College
Charles Dickens’ novel Great Expectation is recognized as one of the most important examples of bildungsroman, that is, a “novel of personal development or education” of its main character (Rau). In this novel, using a first-person narrative,...
Finding the Way to Individuation: Comparing Patrick Lewis and Mr. Watts 12th Grade
Someone who is individuated displays signs of maturity and responsibility, in addition to also having a good understanding about the different aspects of themselves and the inner workings of the universe which bestows a holistic healing effect on...