Later in the narrative, David is unsure if Miss Betsey will

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Celine Replica The Bad Guy Wins: Without even having to do anything! Jesper Pate’s attempt to strongarm the Praeses into helping him uplift humanity is rendered pointless, since the individuals that escaped from the Praeses are going to do what he wanted, anyway. Too bad he’s too dead to appreciate it. Batman Can Breathe in Space: Alice, Sedna and Church can all survive unprotected in orbit due to their abilities. Beat It By Compulsion: Gavia taking Jesper hostage stops Church in part due to his compulsion to serve, installed to keep soldiers like him in line. Celine Replica

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Celine Bags Replica Adults Are Useless: David’s guardians (save for Peggoty) almost exclusively fall under this, being too childish themselves (Clara Copperfield, Mr. Dick), heartless (the Murdstones, Creakle), drunks (Wickfield), or severely in debt (Micawbers). Even kind and capable Aunt Betsey ends up losing all her money and throwing herself on David’s doorstep. Affectionate Gesture to the Head: When Miss Betsey Trotwood visits David’s mother Clara Copperfield, who is very pregnant and very sad over her dead husband, she seems very determined, opinionated, stubborn and almost rude. However, at one moment she gently touched Clara’s hair (“she had a fancy that she felt Miss Betsey touch her hair, and that with no ungentle hand”). When Clara had a boy instead of a girl that Miss Betsey had wanted to take care of, she left the little family abruptly. Later in the narrative, David is unsure if Miss Betsey will help him from the evils of child labour and poverty, but he remembers the story (told by his mother and their servant girl Pegotty) and he keeps thinking particularly about this gesture of kindness, and hopes that Miss Betsey will be kind to him as well. My aunt walked into that story, and walked out of it, a dread and awful personage; but there was one little trait in her behaviour which I liked to dwell on, and which gave me some faint shadow of encouragement. I could not forget how my mother had thought that she felt her touch her pretty hair with no ungentle hand; and though it might have been altogether my mother’s fancy, and might have had no foundation whatever in fact, I made a little picture, out of it, of my terrible aunt relenting towards the girlish beauty that I recollected so well and loved so much, which softened the whole narrative Celine Bags Replica.


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