THEMES IN VOLUME 1 OF GREAT EXPECTATIONS

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  • THEMES IN GE (VOL 1)
    • LOVE
      • Pip and Biddy
      • Pip and Estella
      • Love= warmth- Joe, not cold hearted Estella and Mrs Joe
      • Miss H broken heart and body/mind
      • Joe's genuine love for Pip
      • Motif of food- love and compassion
    • PRIDE AND ENVY
      • Pip's pride grows to equal Estella's
      • Pip being envious of higher class
      • Pocket's greed and envy of Miss H's wealth
      • "You are envious, Biddy, and grudging"
    • CRIME
      • Poetic justice
      • Seven deadly sins
      • Mrs Joe's attack
      • The convict- underclass
      • Theft of the pie
      • Pip's unnecessary guilt
      • Orlick?
    • EDUCATION
      • Joe educating Pip
        • "And begun at A too, worked his way to Z"
    • SOCIETY/CLASS/HIERARCHY
      • "Course and Common"
      • Motif of locks and keys/gates, preventing Pip from achieving a higher status
      • Pip and Miss H
        • "Yes, Miss Havisham"
      • Profession/ trade/or being part of gentry
      • Miss H not wanting to see Mrs Joe, Pumblechoock
      • Pip feels dissatisfied in C14+ C17, feels disconnected
    • HOME, FAMILY, CHILDHOOD
      • Warping influence of bad adults on children- Estella and Pip
      • Letting children grow- education, curiosity
    • WEALTH AND MONEY
      • Pip getting his suit
        • "My first decided experience of the stupendous power of money"
      • Miss Havisham- have- is-SHAM
        • Pockets
          • Miss H family come to devour her, waiting for her to die for her money
      • "Sweltering pound notes"
      • Pip's desire for wealth makes him feel dissatisfied
      • Statis house- dissatisfied, gothic, irony

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