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    Characters of Magwitch and Miss Havisham in Great Expectations by Dickens Miss Havisham is a bitter old woman. She wants to seek revenge on all men for the wrong that was done to her by one man. She lives in her clothes that she should have worn to her wedding and is surrounded by decaying things in a darkened room. Miss Havisham adopts a young girl Estella, whom she has planed to use her to seek revenge on all men. Miss Havisham is delighted in the way Estella torments Pip. This is shown

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    while visiting his parents' grave, Pip encounters a convict, Magwitch, who he helps escape by providing him with a file and food. Pip is hired as a playmate for Miss Havisham's adopted daughter, Estella, who he falls in love with. Pip finds out that he has a benefactor and assumes that it is Miss Havisham. He moves to the city of London with great expectations of increasing his social status. During this change, Pip neglects his friendships with Biddy and Joe. As time passes, Pip meets his true

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    the novel 'Great Expectations', many characters have expectations in Pip. When Pip was young, his expectation for himself was to grow up to be Joe's apprentice and to make Joe and his wife happy. When Pip becomes a bit older and after he meets Estella, his expectation is to become a gentleman and to prove to her that he is not just a "common working boy". Most of the characters that have expectations in Pip, expect him to become a gentleman, but there are other expectations as well. Mrs

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    Great Expectations - Miss Havisham and Abel Magwitch are Living through Others In the work Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens, two characters live their lives through someone else. Miss Havisham and Abel Magwitch are both elderly and though someone else are able to obtain their goals that they are not able to complete themselves. Abel Magwitch lives his life through the protagonist Pip while Miss Havisham lives her life through the character Estella. Miss Havisham is an aged, mysterious

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    in the end, makes it easier for Pip to go his separate and rightful path in life. Pips’ relationships with others show he is a compassionate person. Magwitch, Pip’s funder, acts almost as a guardian angel to Pip. Pip, almost certain that Miss Havisham is the reason for his new and wonderful life, discovers that indeed Magwitch, the convict he helped so long ago, is the reason for his sudden and mysterious fortunes. Whenever Pip fell into debt, Magwitch had knowledge and bailed him out and put

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    Character analysis of Pip, Mrs Havisham, and Magwitch. Pip Pip feels as if he has no identity because he was brought up by hand by his sister Mrs. Joe. Chapter 2 “My sister Mrs. Joe Gargery, was more than twenty years older than I, and had established a reputation with herself and the neighbors because she had brought me up ‘by hand’. Chapter 7 “She was an orphan like myself; like me, too, had been brought up be hand.” Chapter 8 “Boy! Let your behavior here be a credit

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    Expectations by Charles Dickens, Estella plays the rose of Pip’s life, the object of his adoration, yet always causing him pain. Raised by the heartbroken Miss Havisham from the age of three, she is bred to “wreak revenge on all the male sex.” Complemented by her radiant beauty, she enchants all men around her and ensnares them in her trap. As a child reared by Miss Havisham, Estella is growing into the compassionless avenger that she is meant to be. As a grown woman, Estella refines her adamancy, and

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    gentleman in the truest sense of the word. This longing to become a gentleman arose when seven year old Pip first encountered with Estella and has followed Pip through every memory and incident which occurred afterwards. As a child, having met Estella, Pip changed his perspectives about his surroundings and his family, but most of all about himself. His longing to marry Estella from young age on influenced his behavior throughout his life and the book. “I want to be a gentleman on her account” Pip

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    he originally arrived in London, he was completely ignorant of common etiquette and practice in company, and the way of doing things that was assumed right - "He calls the knaves, Jacks, this boy!" says Estella - Pip immediately begins to regret his background, and assumes that as Estella says the knaves are not Jacks, this is the truth, whereas in reality this is just a socially discriminate term. Herbert helps to teach Pip the right way to do things - he remains very polite, and the "pale

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    Pip to do anything besides being a blacksmith. Everything changes when Pip queerly gets an invitation to visit Miss Havisham. Miss Havisham is an old lady who was abandoned twenty minutes before she was to be wed. Two things happen at this house that will greatly change Pip: he falls in love with a lovely girl named Estella, whom Miss. Havisham took in to care for, Estella is taught to break the heart of men, she does no different with Pip. Pip soon grows tired of living with these common

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