Pip In Charles Dicken's Great Expectations

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In Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations, the main protagonist Pip, grows throughout the novel as he develops from a simple, noble, naïve young boy to a respected and matured gentleman. As Pip narrates the story of his youth and the life changing events that made him a wise and mature person, Pip is contemplating how the changes in his life are not only relying on a particular person or event. – unlike what other fictional stories and books contain. – Starting with the convict, to the experiences at the Satis House and his wealth, the constant changes in Pip’s life cause him to experience a bildungsroman, which concludes with Pip being a mature and sensible adult. Dicken’s created Pip as an illustration of one person’s growth to society.
Philip Pirrip, as a young, simple and naïve boy, does not know what a gentleman means and the changes it can happen in a man’s life and what it really means in general. As a child, Pip receives almost no formal education because Mr. Wopsle’s great-aunt is useless and Biddy teaches him basic literacy and a few random facts, which makes Pip more illiterate than Joe. Pip wanted to be educated and with that Matthew Pocket and Herbert Pocket, begins to acquire the
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Pip as a young child longs and dreams of education, wealth and social acceptance and advancement. As he slowly fulfil his dreams he fades and disregards the people who helped him and he was with before which gave him instant karma. After all the success and dreams that came true, Pip again meets his downfall leaving him with no money and in debt and heart broken. Therefore, I say that Dickens made this book to tell his readers that the growth of a person in society has its own pros and cons. It’s up to the person on how to handle such

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