The Effects of Fear
In Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations, the protagonist pip, a feeble child has been made to feel insecure about himself. His sister, who "brought him up by hand" , mentally and physically abuses pip to the point that he has become "morally timid and sensitive"(63). Pip being made "morally timid and sensitive" has made his moral judgment weakened when threatened by fear.
First of all, Pip's sister, a woman full of resentment,
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but since his morals are impaired it makes him go against his heart.
In conclusion, pip being physically and mentally abused has made him morally timid and sensitive. These two traits have made his judgment impaired when he experiences fear. Because of the fear of being common pip changes his whole life for someone who is cruel to him. Therefore, it is because of Mrs. Joe's abuse that pip's moral judgment has become severally fragile.