Bildungsroman Novel & Great Expectations

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A Bildungsroman novel is a story of education. In order for a novel to be considered a true Bildungsroman, the main character has to experience some form of moral development; they have to grow up. The focus of the character's growth is the main thrust of the narrative.

Great Expectations is set in early Victorian England, a time when great social changes were sweeping the nation. The Industrial Revolution of the late 18th and early 19th centuries had

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