Great Expectations Essay | Estella Character Study

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Estella Character Study

Summary: Estella in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations is Pip's unattainable dream. But though she sometimes considers him a friend, she is usually, cold, cruel, and uninterested in him. As they grow up together she repeatedly warns him that she has no heart. Estella was brought up by Miss Havisham and is occasionally invited to play with Miss Havisham's guests. She was asked by Miss Havisham to break Pip's heart.
Miss Havisham's beautiful young ward, Estella is Pip's unattainable dream. But though she sometimes considers him a friend, she is usually, cold, cruel, and uninterested in him. As they grow up together she repeatedly warns him that she has no heart. Estella was brought up by Miss Havisham and is occasionally invited to play with Miss Havisham's guests. She was asked by Miss Havisham to break Pip's heart. This is because Miss Havisham wants revenge against all men because she was jilted on her wedding day.

Raised from the age of three by Miss Havisham, Estella is used to torment men and "break their hearts," Estella wins Pip's love by practising deliberate cruelty.

"I think she is very insulting." (She was looking at me then with a look of supreme aversion). This shows that Estella used her beauty to upset people and she thinks she is better...

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