Matilda from Mister Pip Character

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  • Created by: Rebekah
  • Created on: 19-04-13 22:00
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  • Matilda
    • Feelings towards happenings
      • Literature
        • The book provides an escape for her so she can try and forget and the war
          • War
            • The war threat and Great expectations is all she can think about. The redskins visit the village many times and destroy their lives.
        • She see's many similarities    between her and Pip, and Pip becomes her close friend. She finds comfort in a different world of 18th century England.
      • War
        • The war threat and Great expectations is all she can think about. The redskins visit the village many times and destroy their lives.
      • Father
        • Her father lives in Australia and still remembers her as younger. He has acclimatised to white life, which she has to adapt to.
        • She meets her father off the plane with no possessions, he does not know of the death of his wife.
          • She has the chance to leave the island, and nearly misses it because of the flood
      • Future
        • She feels that if Pip could escape, then so can she. She wants to know more about the world, after reading GE.
        • She has the chance to leave the island, and nearly misses it because of the flood
    • Relationships
      • Dolores
        • Start- A  slightly strained mother-daughter relationship who are trying to stay strong after the departure of her father, nothing to distract her.
        • Middle- Their relationship becomes even more strained after Dolores' repeated attemps to get Matilda more intrested in her heritage and the bible, as she is too interested in the book. Dolores frustrated with Matilda.
        • End- Matilda is very embarrassed that Dolores stole the book. But she doesn't tell anyone, obviously still loves her mother. They come together during the attacks, and Matilda see's her mother show unconditional love by giving her life for her.
      • Mr Watts
        • Middle- Matilda feels a new found respect for Mr Watts, through his teaching and her wonder of the book. She develops a strong relationship with him, especially after hearing his life stories.
        • Start- He was a source of mystery. The children found him strange and very very white. The called him 'Popeye' and found him and Grace very strange
        • End- Matilda puts trust in Mr Watts but is worried about the proposed boat trip, she does not want to leave without her mother. Her perception has completely changed from the beginning  and she see's him being persecuted for his colour, as well as his protection of Daniel and the village.

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