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A Prose Study of "Great Expectations"

Summary: A study of the book "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens.
“Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens is the story of Pip, an orphan boy adopted by a blacksmith's family, who has good luck and great expectations, and then loses both his luck and his expectations. Though these rises and fall, however, Pip learns how to find happiness. He learns the meaning of friendship and the meaning of love and of course, becomes a better person.

Dickens wrote the novel in 1860. Charles Dickens was born in 1812 in Portsmouth. He was the eldest son and one of eight children, two of them died in their childhood. His father, John Dickens, was a clerk in the Navy Pay Office.

Charles was taken out of school in London and put to work in a filthy warehouse where he had to stick labels on bottles of boat-black. The family had been forced to sell all of their possessions and Charles...

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