Great Expectations Essay | A Character Analysis of Pip in "Great Expectations"

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A Character Analysis of Pip in "Great Expectations"

Summary: Essay provides a character analysis of the main character Pip in "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens.
In the story Great Expectations, the author Charles Dickens presents the tale of a young boy named Pip who discovers his own identity as he struggles to rise above his social class. Pip's complex character traits change and develop throughout this story mainly through his interaction with other characters. Pip's character development is important to enhance one of Dickens' themes that money seems to be important Victorian society, but it is not always happiness. In order to create Pip's complex character, Dickens uses character relationships and conflicts between Pip's sister, Joe, Estella, Mrs. Havisham, and Pip himself.

Pip's character was greatly influenced by his sister, Mrs. Joe. Mrs. Joe was not only Pip's sister, but she was also a maternal figure for him, since his mother died when he was young. At the opening of the story, Pip was young and had...

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