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Essay | The Change of A Lifetime in Great Expectations

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The Change of A Lifetime in Great Expectations

Summary: Essay on Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Pip changes himself constantly throughout the book.
Throughout Great Expectations, Pip constantly changes himself, but the one thing he can never change is his heart. He even expresses that fact himself, quoting "I am greatly changed, I know" (P.831). Pip's first change comes in the marshes when Magwitch first greets him. His life turns upside down from that moment on, just like he was turned upside down. From that moment on, he travels from a kind boy to a liar. Pip again tries to change himself for Estella to impress her. He thinks that he might be able to win her heart over if she spots him as a gentleman, but she never does love him. He also begins also to look at Joe differently. Joe and Pip supposedly are to be "ever the best of friends". (P. 685) For the first time, Pip starts to recognize Joe's "commonness". Pip...

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