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Explore the different techniques
Charles Dickens uses, at the start of
his novel, Great Expectations, to reveal
the harsh realities of life at the turn of
the 19th Century.…read more

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Explore the different techniques Charles Dickens uses, at
the start of his novel, Great Expectations, to reveal the
harsh realities of life at the turn of the 19th Century.
· Language
· Characters
· Setting
· Theme…read more

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Language
tombstones Flat
Sickly wilderness
Universal struggle
Raw
Overgrown with nettles
Dead
Buried
Bleak
Dark…read more

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Characters
· Pip
· Magwitch
· Mrs Joe…read more

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Setting
· The churchyard
· The Marsh…read more

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Themes
· Being an orphan
· Prisons- The Hulks
· High mortality rates ­ particularly among
children/infants
· Future prospects for people who were not
wealthy…read more

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