He begins his life as an orphaned boy in a blacksmith’s home to become a young gentleman of “great expectations”.
Pip forsakes the love and care of his guardian, Joe Gargery, for advancement in society.
It is very clear to me that the absence of this event would have deprived Pip of the great lessons he learned while being stuck between two worlds.
Also, it would have been impossible for the other protagonists to mature to the point where they could also have had the same epiphany that Pip was so privileged to experience....
Jaggers in the famed book, Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens, “ Now, I return to this young fellow.
And the communication I have got to make is, that he has Great Expectations (Dickens 107).” This statement was the single event that allowed for the rest of the occurrences of the book to happen as they did.
- Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, and died in 1870; Dickens was the most influential and popular English novelist, of the Victorian age.
He is even considered the most popular novelist in 21st century.
The difference between these doubles is striking and sometimes exaggerated, which creates a clear contrast between the characters who adapt to the imposed morals of Victorian culture, and those who do not....
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