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Essay | Editor's Memo On Great Expectation Ending

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Editor's Memo On Great Expectation Ending

Summary: Dicken's Great Expectations was written with two alternate endings. This essay is told from an editor's point of view on which ending should be published.
Editor's Memo On Great Expectation Ending

Due to the special publication of Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations, only one ending can be chosen. As senior editor of Penguin Publishers, I recommend the revised ending be published. I recommend this ending because of the constant setting and theme, as well as inconsistencies in the original ending. Although Charles Dickens meant for another ending to be published, I feel his editor made the right decision in choosing not to publish it.

One must not only look at the last chapter but also the previous ones for consistency. In chapter 58, the second last chapter, Pip realizes his faults in believing people with status and money were better people. One can see this when Pip stays at the Blue Boar, "But I had as sound a sleep in that lodging as in the most superior accommodation the Boar...

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