amog32
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Great Expectations Quotes - In a word, I was too cowardly
"In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong."
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Dickens was always able to capture so many emotions that I think everyone has felt at some time or another.
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@timeturnerjones He definitely was able to make readers feel that they could relate to the situations he presented in an eerily similar way, which then made them learn more about themselves.
3 years ago·Reply
@amog32 Exactly! As he creates judgements for his characters I start feeling a bit judged, too.
3 years ago·Reply
@timeturnerjones haha, I guess any of us who have made mistakes before will feel that judgement
3 years ago·Reply
@amog32 yeah. thats a sign of good writing if he can inspire that kind of question in ourselves
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