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    the reforms. Therefore, Charles Dickens composed the novel Great Expectations in a way that every person received a different message from the it, since there was an immense disparity between the social classes. The upper class holds an apocryphal sense of elation within their money. While, the content, jovial lower class prosper through their affectionate relationships they have with family and friends. In the novel, Great Expectations, the author Charles Dickens comments about Victorian London…

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    As his name suggests Philip Pirrip, or Pip, was Charles Dickens own seed. Swathed in the desire to constantly improve the nature of who he is. Great Expectations follows this young Pip in his journey through time; as well as his journey to establish his own personal foundation in which he can stand upon. His very existence would be shaken upon meeting the cold Estella at a young age. Such a meeting had twisted Pip’s view of the world and would be his corrupt foundation for years to come. He had…

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    Who would you think would be a more sympathetic character, a habitual criminal or a renown member of the justice system? In the novel Great Expectations, the answer is not the one you would necessarily choose. This novel by Charles Dickens is centered around a poor boy named Pip who comes into great expectations of wealth by a mysterious benefactor, who turns out to be a lifer exiled to the new colonies named Magwitch. Because of this revelation, Pip struggles with the predicament of protecting…

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    Check quotes, add hook.Indent ‘Charles Dickens’ The Great Expectations is a bildungsroman that chronicles the life of Pip, the protagonist. It illustrates the events of his life, showing how he grows from an innocent child into a snobbish young adult and later, a true gentleman. During this time, he repeatedly suffers heartaches due to the actions and behavior of Estella, the adopted daughter of Miss Havisham for whom Pip develops an infatuation as a young child and comes to love beyond reason.…

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    school other than learning how to survive. No matter what life you are living, there is always at least one person who has a great impact on you. For some people that person may be a parent, but for others it may be a homeless man. We do not have a choice on who comes into our lives, and we have little say on how they impact us. In Charles Dickens’ novel Great Expectations, we get a sense of how people influence people unexpectedly. As Pip grows older the readers can see that there are 3…

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    Love’s value over wealth in Great Expectations Pip being a member of the lower class wishes for nothing but success and fortune. Yet soon comes to realize how rich he truly is. The story begins when Pip is six years old, and lives in England with his sister Mrs. Joe Gargery and her husband Mr. Joe Gargery. His sister is cruel yet her husband is not, as he is often seen to sympathize for young Pip. Pip is then asked play with the stepdaughter of a rich lady by the name of Miss Havisham.…

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    Charles Dickens’s novel, Great Expectations, centers around the personal growth and development of a young orphan named Pip. When the novel begins, Pip encounters a convict named Magwitch while visiting the graves of his family. Magwitch scares Pip into giving him some food and a file to release himself from the shackles on his leg. Dickens uses several literary devices such as imagery, style, and point of view to recreate this scene in the readers mind. One important aspect of how Dickens…

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    Most people have someone they look up to, or someone that has taught them to be the kind of person they are. These mentors have a great amount of influence over their mentees and can encourage them to behave or think in positive or negative ways. In Charles Dickens; Great Expectations, many characters have mentors who shape them into the people they are at the end of the book. One of those mentors, Miss Havisham, was stood up at her wedding by a man who just wanted her wealth. She developed a…

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    Great Expectations was written by author Charles Dickens. It covers the life of a boy named Pip. Pip falls in love with a girl named Estella whose adopted mother is Miss. Havisham. Miss. Havisham had shaped and formed Estella to shy away from love and to take it upon herself to keep the revenge going. Pip has noticed that the reason that Estella may not want him would be because he’s not a true gentlemen. He later finds out that he gets an anonymous benefactor that gives him money. Pip takes the…

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    Pip influenced several characters in Dickens' Great Expectations, because of the way he treated them. The character of Pip changes throughout the story, mainly because of his social ladder; from being at the bottom rung to going to the top of the rung. He changed both physically and mentally, from being an innocent boy to an arrogant man. Also, he realized at the end of the story, that how he treated the people that cared for him like nothing, was absolutely wrong. This had an influence on many…

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