Feb, 22, 2013
The book Great Expectation is well influenced by Charles Darwin. The book was written by Charles Dickens. He finds himself in the vortex of industrial revolution which changes in his life radically. The novel is about a young boy named Pip and how he becomes a gentleman between his self and the actual expectation. Great Expectation is the variety that makes readers think and not just read and leave it but argue about the complexity of what the idea of evil is. Great Expectation come face to face with readers with a society that everything happened in life has some kinds of pull and push factor, and in the book there is one example that good is evil. First of all, there is the idea of "What is the idea of Evil" which explains lots about the book. Evil exists on everyone, and the main character of the novel Pip is also the one who struggles with evil and his expectation. Pip has such a high expectation of his life that he wants anything better than the certain things he deserves to have. "I wished Joe had been rather more genteelly brought up, and then I should have been so too." (60)Everyone should accept the difference between each other and respect, however, pip considers that he should promote himself into night standard society. Estella whom Pip meets later gets him an urge to be a gentlemen. The first chapter starts off with Pip showing his kindness to a guy he meets. On the other hand, the more he gets to know about Estella, the more he realises that behaving gentle does not mean that he can get what he wants. As for the reality of Pip, he is very away from his expectation. After meeting Miss Havisham and Estella, he starts to feel depressed to his life that he even hates his boots. "I took the opportunity of being alone in the court-yard, to look at my coarse hands and my common boots." (60) The idea of evil lives in a dream, desire, and hope. "She had adopted...