Great Expectations Essay | Miss Havisham Character Study

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Miss Havisham Character Study

Summary: Miss Havisham in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations is the wealthy, eccentric old woman living in the manor called Satis House near Pip's village. She is manic and often seems insane, walking around her house in a faded wedding dress, keeping a decaying feast on her table, and surrounding herself with clocks stopped at twenty to nine. As a young woman, Miss Havisham was jilted by her fiancé minutes before her wedding, and now she wants revenge against all men.
Miss Havisham is the wealthy, eccentric old woman living in the manor called Satis House near Pip's village. She is manic and often seems insane, walking around her house in a faded wedding dress, keeping a decaying feast on her table, and surrounding herself with clocks stopped at twenty to nine. As a young woman, Miss Havisham was jilted by her fiancé minutes before her wedding, and now she wants revenge against all men. The person that rejected her was Compeyson. She deliberately raises Estella to be the tool of her revenge, training her to break men's hearts.

Miss Havisham is a woman living in her past. She was rejected by the groom on her wedding day and can't move on. All of the clocks in her house are paused on the time of when she was rejected and she still dresses in her wedding clothes...

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