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    In Charles Dickens’ novel Great Expectations, Estella is a complex character. She clearly appears to constantly create internal conflict for Pip; however, Estella creates internal conflict for herself even though it is less obvious. Estella has been greatly influenced by Miss Havisham, despite the fact she is not her biological mother. Miss Havisham uses her own corrupt experiences to plant her ideologies into Estella’s head, hoping she can be the key to her revenge on men. Miss Havisham’s life…

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    Fear overcomes Pip many times in the story due to the people he encounters at certain places. In particular, the marshes create a suspenseful mood, because Pip always risks death due to the people he meets, especially the convict Pip first encounters in the novel. When the convict chases, violently shakes and yells at Pip, Pip thinks of him as a “fearful man” who threatens that if Pip ignores his orders, “[he’ll] have [Pip’s] heart and liver out” (3). The convict threatens to kill Pip if he…

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    In the coming-of-age novel, Great Expectations, Charles Dickens creates Pip, an orphan who finds himself with “great expectations” that dissolve and change throughout the story, allowing for Pip to also change as a person. The reader follows Pip as he goes through life, learning how to be a gentleman, (which is part of his expectations of life), loving Estella, Miss Havisham’s adopted daughter, who will not love him back, and keeping a secret about helping an escaped convict when he was younger…

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    idea of interaction between the characters and support the chain of events described along the text. What is more, thanks to the presence of this kind of process it is possible to hear real character’s voices. In this way the author served one of Great Expectation’s characteristic features, that is to say the variety of registers. Actually, if we consider only the passage I have analyzed, we can notice the presence of different styles related to different characters. The tone of the text varies…

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    Change is something that is a part of life. Sometimes change is not something that we can control wether we like it or not. Change can be bad sometimes, but sometimes change is good. Take for example Ms. Havisham, after she got left at the alter her life was hell. She never seemed to be happy or enjoy anything about her life. Before Ms. Havisham died she realized all of the errors she had made in her life. But what if Ms. Havisham does not die? How would her life and the people around her lives…

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    A. My favorite character had to be Wemwick for so many reasons. First of all, his split personalities from work and at home, which are clearly highlighted when his “official sentiments” says, “–Invest portable property in a friend…Certainly he should not. Unless he wants to get rid of the/ friend” (pg. 309 and 310) for when Pip asks for advice about helping Herbert, but his “Walworth sentiments” says, “I must tell you one thing. This is devilish good of you… Skiffins (that’s her brother) is an…

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    Defying or Fulfilling Expectations Thesis: Charles Dickens illuminates an idea about deliberately sacrificing, surrendering or forfeiting something highlights his views on defying or fulfilling expectations. Dickens shows Pip, Mrs. Belinda Pocket and Magwitch surrendering or forfeiting expectations throughout Great Expectations. Paragraph 1: Pip sacrifices his relationship with Joe to become more gentleman-like and starts treating Joe differently to fulfill society's expectations. Dickens…

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    Prompt 1 CQC In Great Expectations, Charles Dickens uses diction and metaphors to describe how if one’s dreams and aspirations are based on selfish needs, then his life will be miserable. After Pip puts his benefactor to bed, he goes back to the fireplace and starts to think that “[Pip] began fully to know how wrecked [he] was, and how the ship [he] sailed was gone to pieces”(253). Dickens’ use of metaphor when he compares Pip’s life to a “ship in which [he] had sailed” in and has now “gone to…

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    TITLE: GREAT EXPECTATIONS GENRE: SOCIAL SARCASTIC FICTIONS NOVEL AUTHOR: CHARLES DICKENS TIME PERIOD: VICTORIAN NOVEL 1800’S Theme Analysis Of Great Expectations In the novel Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, the themes show the author 's intentions of why he wrote the novel Great Expectations. The themes also express the overall idea of the novel. The major themes of Great Expectation are social class, dreams is also one of Great Expectations themes. Redemption is also one of the…

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    handle unexpected events responsibly through obstacles they overcome. When relations between two parties alter, one is able to better comprehend their own intuition. Through the trials and disappointments that Pip overcome in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, he emerges a more mature, sensible man. Pip reacts to sudden changes in situations with undesirable outcomes in a responsible manner. When Pip elevates to…

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