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    him with corresponding allowance. He's ashamed of Joe and worries what Estella thinks if she were to see him. Pip wants to marry her. On the opposite life style, Estella has no expectations, dreams,or plans for her future. She just lets herself to be shaped into a cruel heartless women by Miss Havisham; which expectations are continued of a negative focus. To use Estella as her puppet to punish men for her heart break on her wedding day. At the end of the novel, Estella…

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    Victorian Era, did nothing to prevent these issues, which is why today they still persist. In the view of the author of Great Expectations, Charles Dickens, there were many more problems with the Victorian Era in England. One of the problems was many people had “expectations” at the time, and to expose this issue, Dickens wrote a novel about a young boy, Pip, who has great expectations. Pip wants to go to from a common man to a gentleman in order to seduce his love, Estella, into…

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    First of all I concentrate on formal element of Great Expectation, putting a question: how far does Dickens want us to be conscious that a novel is what we are reading? It can be answered in a way is, it depends on the specific episode. Dickens’s novel brings the conventions of nineteenth century in ‘realism’ through a fiction that is nevertheless sufficient like the real worlds to convince us that it is. To forget that realism is a particular fictional technique to ignore the pre-eminent role…

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    In Charles Dickens’ novel, Great Expectations, Pip is portrayed as a boy brought up in a poor family. He inherits a large fortune from an unknown benefactor and leaves behind his whole life as he had known previously, and starts anew. Pip abandons his family and friends and only comes back to visit them when it benefits him, or whenever Estella wishes for his assistance. Things go great for Pip until near the end of the story, when his money is lost and he now must depend on his friends and…

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    Great Expectations, in a number of ways, mirrors much of Dickens life. His personal experiences with parental neglect, working in factories, and his greater hopes for life, all help build the relationship that Dickens personally has with this novel, through Pip. There is a lack of family relationships throughout the story with many of the characters, which feeds into the development of Pip, the main character. The deeper psychological analysis of Pip helps the reader grasp a deeper understanding…

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    before Pip was only brought into Miss Havisham’s life to test Estella, and for him to think he needed to become a gentleman to please Estella. She makes him doubt himself, and feel vulnerable. Then in Chapter 18, when Pip finds out about his “great expectations”, he assumes that it is Miss Havisham since she is the only rich person he knows. She lets Pip believe she is the benefactor, even though she never mentions that she is. Miss Havisham used Pip to get her revenge on men, by torturing him…

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    ip at the beginning of the book can be seen as a person who is very tired to his upbringing and home. He is an orphan, a dependent on his older sister who was brought up “by the hand.” In return, she is very strict on Pip and he in away is afraid of her. His sister is married to Joe Gargery, a simple blacksmith. The three of them live in a poor village near the marsh of Kent and are considered to be “lower class.” Due to their socioeconomic situation, Pip was never given the opportunity to be…

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    therapist, lover, or even a parental figure. Any way you look at it there is always someone there for you. In Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Joe Gargery is Pip’s friend that means everything to him. Throughout Pip’s journey, Joe was always there for him. Through thick and thin, Joe is Pip’s caregiver, friend, and brother who will always be there for Pip no matter what. In Great Expectations, Joe’s role is to take care of Pip, guide him through life, and show him unconditional love no…

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    In Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations, Joe Gargery is the most inspiring and morally strong character of the story. This trait of his is highlighted during his meeting with Pip in London. He speaks compassionately to Pip, saying “Pip, dear old chap, life is made of ever so many partings welded together, as I may say, and one man’s a blacksmith, and one’s a whitesmith, and one’s a goldsmith, and one’s a coppersmith. Diwisions among such must come, and must be met as they come. If there’s been…

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    of diagnosing mental disorders. What about the characters in these authors stories? Readers don’t think anything can be wrong with them, but what if the characters were real life people? Pip Pirrip; a fictional character in Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. Facing hard times growing up in the marshes of Kent in the mid 1800’s, all Pip wants is to be a gentlemen with good fortunes. Trying to keep it a secret…

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