Great Expectations Metaphors

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“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal. Not to people or things” (Albert Einstein). Great Expectations is a story about a young boy named Pip, an orphan who gets adopted by his sister. He wants to become a “gentleman” and wants to reach his expectations, but then he loses his family and his expectations. In the novel Great Expectations, Charles Dickens distinctly talks about how Pip once lost his head over a young girl. Dickens analyzes how people could fall in love at first sight, and generally go with the one who 's not right for them.

Early in the morning, Pip and Pumblechook are heading to Miss Havisham 's house known as the Satis House. It was an old brick house, dismal, and had iron bars. Once at the Satis House, Pip meets Estella at
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Just as he uses these things throughout his novel, he uses metaphors to compare the characters with other entities that have some similarities with others throughout the story. He uses a lot of symbolism as he tells the story to make a point. He also uses humor to try and make the story more interesting by using more advanced vocabulary to help him talk about the characters. He uses a lot of character descriptions to reveal how the characters are and what they are doing. He also retains to use first person narrative to show the story as he grows up to a mature man.
Many characters in the novel Great Expectations, have faced very difficult moments. This affects the character Pip because what he was reaching for in his expectations failed. He started to catch feelings for a girl he was attracted to, but throughout the story, he began to change and ended up getting hurt as he realized the girl he liked was meant to break men 's hearts. In the process of having a blessed life you would have to set a goal to achieve something you really want rather than focusing on irrelevant

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