The Recollect Summary

Like the story on how the Spanish Franciscans who founded the American Catholic School System at what is St. Augustine, Florida in 1606, and the story on how the French Franciscan “Les Freres mineurs recollets” (aka “The Recollects”; simply referred to in French as “Les Recollets”) established the Canadian Catholic School System, the stories on … Read more

Essay on Self-Esteem In Charles Dickens Great Expectations

Feelings are inevitable. You cannot possibly go living day to day without emotionally feeling things. There are many wise and relatable themes from Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, that can be integrated into our common culture song themes. Four themes, or feelings, I have found within the pages of Great Expectations are nostalgia, self-esteem, regret, and … Read more

Money and Social Class in Great Expectations

Charles Dickens develops his novel, Great Expectations, with a strong emphasis on money and social class. To have an abundance of money during the mid? Victorian era implies that you are situated in the upper class society. Gentleman1, during this era, incur injustices on the lower classes of society. Their motivations are to obtain wealth … Read more

Great Expectations & Oliver Twist

During his lifetime, Charles Dickens is known to have written several books. Although each book is different, they also share many similarities. Two of his books, Great Expectations and Oliver Twist, are representatives of the many kinds of differences and similarities found within his work. Perhaps the reason why these two novels share some of … Read more