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    张雪 英语1004 Pip’s great expectations can be treated as a dramatic exploration of human growth and fame that distort the value of an ordinary people and make him lose his original virtues . Pip‚as a simple blacksmith’s boy ‚ intends to challenge the social boundaries . Although His dream is just to be a common blacksmith at first‚ his dream has gradually changed since he goes to Miss Havisham’s house as a company. It’s quite inevitable that people change as the environment changes. Life in Miss Havisham’s

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    Great Expectations Human nature is the psychological and social qualities that characterize humankind. Human nature separates humans from the rest of the animal kingdom. The underlining theme of human nature is evident in Great Expectation by Charles Dickens use of his characters. A main characteristic that Dickens displays is friendship. The friendship between Pip and Herbert is strong. Herbert was significant to Pip’s growth in social class and eventual to his revelation. “Friendship was one

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    The canonical novel ‚ Great expectations by Charles Dickens sets the scene for a narrative journey into the heart of belonging as it related to literary techniques of truncated non-grammatical sentences‚ malapropism‚ animal imagery‚ and violent vocabulary‚ also the use of Gothicism throughout the novel. the opening chapter‚ introduces you to a single character‚ Phillip Pirrip‚ better known as Pip. Early in the book during the opening chapter‚ Pip the character is a child‚ and Pip the narrator focuses

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    Great Expectations Whose Life is it Anyway? How do you determine whether the life you are living is the life you call your own? Many people may find themselves being lead through life as opposed to leading their own because of external influences. This is the case of Pip‚ the protagonist in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Great Expectations is a classic novel about a young‚ lower class boy whose life is forever changed from exposure to an upper class woman named Miss Havisham. One can

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    Derick Sackos Great Expectations: Chapter 1 Questions 1. The novel is written in what point of view? – The novel is in 1st person. 2. Where does the opening scene take place? – It takes place in a churchyard. 3. What is Pip’s full name? – Pip’s full name is Philip Pirrip. 4. Where are Pip’s parents? – They are dead and buried in the churchyard. 5. With whom does Pip live? – Pip lives with his sister and her husband. 6. What does Joe Gargery do for a living? - Joe is a blacksmith

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    Great Expectations – Class Notes Chapter 1-5 Major characters: Pip‚ Graveyard digger man‚ mr and mrs gargery‚ uncle p‚ mr w Plot: Prisoner told pip to get food‚ chirtsmas time Themes: Honesty‚ family‚ fear Social Class: Working class Children seen not heard Married couples don’t love each other (arranged marriages) Relationships: Joe is close to Pip   Chapter 5-7ish Pip’s parents are dead Pip’s sister is raising Pip Pip’s sister is mean Themes: how do men know who they are? Lower

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    Faith R. Sims Eng3010 11/24/2005 Great Expectations Hollywood and the movie industry have made many bold attempts over the past decade in bringing to life old classics. None however in my opinion have been done more boldly than the remoulding of Charles Dickens ’s Great Expectations. This compelling piece is a rebirth storyline of the past retold in Modern times. Any attempt at bringing a Dickens work to the screen would be an awesome task to accomplish. I ’ve found his writing to

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    Great Expectations From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia This article is about the Charles Dickens novel. For other uses‚ see Great Expectations (disambiguation). Great Expectations Title page of Vol. 1 of first edition‚ July 1861 Author Charles DickensCountry United Kingdom Language English Series Weekly: 1 December 1860 – 3 August 1861 Genre Realistic fiction‚ social criticismPublisher Chapman & HallPublication date 1861 (in three volumes) Media type Print Pages 544 Great Expectations is Charles

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    The evolution of a person can be complicated when one has "great expectations." In Charles Dickens’ finest novel‚ "Great Expectations‚" a young boy named Phillip Pirrup known as Pip who’s great expectations are a dramatized exploration of human growth and the pressures that distort the potential of an ordinary individual‚ especially in the process of growing up. Pip is a simple blacksmith’s boy who aspires to cross social boundaries when he realizes his own upbringing is common; however‚ he has no

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    Great Expectations Short Paper By Jodi Lesesne Great Expectations Introduction The novel Great Expectations is one among many works written by Charles Dickens. Dickens uniquely writes and narrates the novel in first person‚ and builds up a strong case of mature Victorian literature. The novel revolves around the growth of a young and orphaned boy named Pip. The book’s settings are the marshes found in Kent in London and all the occurrences date back to the early phase of the 1800s. The

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    Novel Assignment 1 H Mrs. Cox Great Expectations‚ Charles Dickens Commentary Dickens is probably the most famous‚ and he is surely the most beloved‚ author of those you will read in this class for your novel assignments. Great Expectations is filled with autobiographical elements. Even though almost every chapter reflects some affinity with Dickens’s own life story‚ Great Expectations is indeed a highly wrought work of art. It is to that‚ the literature (art)‚ that we

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    Great Expectations Essay In life‚ people’s interactions with others can have a large impact in ones character. In Great Expectations‚ Charles Dickens uses Miss Havisham and Magwitch as creators to show that society is not the best judge of character and that creators can have a large impact in ones life. Miss Havisham and Magwitch are both creators because they use children like Estella and Pip to do what they could never do themselves. Miss Havisham is a creator because she uses Estella to carry

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    Riya Bhatt October 18‚2013 Great Expectations In Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations‚ Herbert Pocket describes Pip as "a good fellow‚ with impetuosity and hesitation‚ boldness and diffidence‚ action and dreaming‚ curiously mixed in him." Although Pip does not agree with this description‚ I believe Herbert’s depiction is accurate. Pip’s impetuousness can be seen by his comment‚ "We spent as much money as we could‚ and got as little for it as people could make up their minds to give us."

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    Great Expectations Essay- Miss Havisham In Charles Dickens novel‚ Great Expectations‚ Miss Havisham is a malign character. To begin with‚ Miss Havisham believes that all men’s hearts should be broken. Not only does she believe this‚ but she also forces Estella to follow in her footsteps and wants Estella to “wreak revenge on all of the male sex” according to Herbert Pocket on page 169. Miss Havisham only thinks this because of her past experience with men. On her wedding day‚ her fiancé wrote

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    General Info: A story of moral redemption. The hero is an orphan raised in humble surroundings‚ in the early decades of the nineteenth century‚ comes into a fortune‚ and promptly disavows family and friends. When the fortune first loses its lustre‚ then evaporates completely‚ he confronts his own ingratitude‚ and learns to love the man who both created and destroyed him. The story is told by the hero himself‚ and the challenge Dickens faced in devising this first-person narrative was two-fold

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    Charles Dickens’ novel‚ Great Expectations‚ there are several differences between the illusion and the truth. The appearance of certain things is often detrimental to the outcomes of characters when the reality of a situation is revealed. These illusions are revealed through Pip‚ a lower class boy caught in the struggle of the social classes of 19th century England. Throughout the book‚ Charles Dickens emphasizes the difference between appearance and reality through Pip’s expectations of something better

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    1/16/13 ELA 1LL/9th Great Expectations Thesis Paper Throughout the novel Great Expectations by Charles dickens‚ Pip’s character goes through the journey of coming of age. Pip has a mysterious benefactor named Abel Magwitch who is a convict. In the process of giving Pip money‚ Magwitch influences him in many different ways. Even though Pip is asked to steal food for Magwitch when they first meet‚ Pip comes to a better understanding of Magwitch and his actions. As Pip comes of age

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    First Quarter Book Analysis on Great Expectations By: Stephen Rahimian In Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations‚ Pip‚ the main protagonist in the story‚ is very idealistic and yearns to become a gentleman. He wants to better himself and rise above his humble origins in hopes of winning over his love Estella. Pip is also a very kind man and cares about the ones who are close to him. However‚ he is also a very arrogant man‚ and he does not see what his arrogance

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    descriptive terms he chooses to apply to the convict become much more positive. 2. What role does social class play in Great Expectations? What lessons does Pip learn from his experience as a wealthy gentleman? How is the theme of social class central to the novel? One way to see Pip’s development‚ and the development of many of the other characters in Great Expectations‚ is as an attempt to learn to value other human beings: Pip must learn to value Joe and Magwitch‚ Estella must learn to value

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    Great Expectations Lecture One Dr Mandy Treagus Lecture Plan • Realism and the rise of the novel • More on the Bildungsroman • Indicators of adult looking back at childhood • Narrator and narrative voice • What drives the narrative? Great Expectations and Realism • Realism a reading as well as a writing practice • Realism strongly connected with philosophy • The individual in relation to society • ‘Modern philosophical realism … begins from the position that Truth can be

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