Great Expectations 2


Great Expectations, by Charles dickens is fascinating tale of love and fortune. The main character “Pip” is a dynamic character who undergoes many changes through the course of the book. Throughout this analysis the character Pip will be identified and his gradual change through the story will be surveyed.
The main character Pip is a gentle character. His traits include humble, kind, and loving. These traits are most likely the cause of his childhood poverty. In the beginning of the story, Pip is a mild mannered little boy who goes on his own humble life. That though will change as he meets Magwich; a thief and future benefactor. Pip’s kindness goes out too help the ...

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to see that he will never get ahead in life just being nice. Mrs. Havisham uses Pip as sort of a guinea pig to feel her passion of revenge against men. She does this by using her daughter Estella to torment Pip.
Pip’s first and only love is Estella. Estella is very mean and nasty to Pip. Although he receives verbal abuse from Estella, he continues to likes and will not stop liking her, he sees the good inside of her and will not stop until the good comes out. In contrast to her treatment of Pip as a child when she had called him a common laboratory boy with coarse hands and thick boots, she tries to explain to him that emotion is something that she is incapable of feeling. The fact of that is evidence of his illusion, not her cruelty. He sees that he cannot control Estella and that life is not fair, and he develops a bitterness towards it.
Pip’s dream of becoming a gentleman comes true when his old friend Magwich comes back to become his benefactor. As his ...

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