Great Expectations Pip's Ungrateful Quotes

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This reawakens his sister's desire for his death, and she enters "on a fearful catalogue" of all the "illnesses," "sleeplessness," and "injuries" of which he "had been guilty" and "all the times she had wished [him] in [his] grave, and [he] had contuma- ciously refused to go there."

Pip is made to feel guilty not only for being so much "trouble" but also for his lack of gratitude. He is not grateful for his ill-treatment, of course, but is full of suppressed rage. During his sister's recital of his "misdemeanors," Wopsle's Roman nose so aggravates Pip that he "should have liked to pull it until he howled" (ch. 4). Another reason

Pip is regarded as ungrateful is that he is not perceived as having any rights, any fair claim to care and attention,

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