Great Expectations Setting

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SETTING: Pip is just settling into London for the first time, and he takes into notice how miserable London is.The setting here we see is changing from Pip’s old, poor town in the marshes to a more upscale city, and it was not what he was expecting. This seems to correlate with modern day situations, for example, New York City. Supposedly it’s a place you have to visit to see the square, but it’s just really dirty and not that impressive.

CHARACTERIZATION: Here we see Pip meeting Mr. Jaggers for the third time, but get a lot more information about how he is as a person towards other people, in this case, his clients. He acts cold and as if he has no heart, threatening people who he has previously worked with, judging by the context of their conversation. The characterization of Mr. Jaggers adds significance to the story because he is an influence on Pip because he is his guardian
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This hotel he has to stay in is literally falling apart from the stairs to the windows, to the furniture. Its as if Pip’s expectations have already leaped up to heights not reached before. Maybe Pip is finally starting to get a taste of the real world outside of the

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