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Chapter one

Dark humour "Where's your mother?"
"There, sir!" said I
He started, made a short run, and stopped and looked over his shoulder

A man with no hat, and with broken shoes, and with an old rag tied around his head

Last paragraph ­ setting
A long, black…

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Chapter four

Christmas day

Pip feels he shouldn't be alive

I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born in opposition to the

Dictates of reason, religion, and morality

Always worried when Mrs Joe went near the pantry

The terrors that had assailed me whenever Mrs Joe…

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Themes of social class and injustice

Chapter six

Pip doesn't tell Joe about what he'd done as he doesn't want to lose his friendship

Very self discriminative

Loss of Pip's innocence

Chapter seven

Pip attends a dame school run by Mr Wopsle's great-aunt as he wants an education

Dickens is…

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She's very rude to Pumblechook and puts him in his place

Weather setting the mood

House:- named Satis which means enough

Very dark and unkept

Miss Havisham's described as waxwork and skeleton

She's very melodramatic and boastful about how she was/is feeling

Pip describes everything as melancholy ­ sad


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Chapter nine

Pip tells the story of his play at Miss Havisham's

He lies about what went on

Maybe to protect Miss Havisham and Estella

Mrs Joe wants to make money off Pip

Pip tells Joe the truth

Joe is shocked. He is straight forward

Pip wouldn't tell his sister…

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Biddy is helpful, kind, willing and cleaver. She is an example of a good person

Dense description providing strong sense of place

Pip is satirising (making fun of) the school

Pip is determined to rise above everything around him and gets Biddy to help

Doesn't notice her as a person,…

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Pip is not liked by the people in the room as his calling to Miss Havisham before them

Retrospective narrator

Estella is tricky and abusive

Description of Mr Jaggers (page 78) he is a burly man...

Pip notices his manor isn't very nice/good

Dickens is pointing out that children are…

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Chapter twelve

Pip is worried that he will get into trouble over the fight

Listing on the worry Pip feels from the fight

Is always feeling guilty

Very critical of himself

Visit to Miss Havisham's is frequent over a long period of time

List with repetition on Estella's thoughts


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Chapter thirteen

Joe and Pip go to see Miss Havisham

Joe is intimidated by her so when asked a question he replies to Pip

Pip is mortified by Joe's behaviour

Estella laughs at Joe as she is a snob

Mrs Joe went with Pip and Joe but not into the…

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Become very snobbish

Very self critical but also blames Estella and Miss Havisham

Very retrospective chapter

Pip hates the blacksmith profession

He says how Joe was everything good and he was not plane contented Joe

Talks about dreading Estella seeing him

Chapter fifteen

Too old for school

Got Biddy to…


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