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Essay | Children's Rights in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations

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Children's Rights in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations

Summary: Essay examine children's rights in the Victorian era as portrayed in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Through his portrayal of child characters in the novel, Great Expectations, Dickens' demonstrates how adults rarely, nor adequately provided for these particular needs that children have.
Great Expectations' main character, Phillip Pirrip- generally known as Pip- had a rough upbringing as a child. His sister, Mrs. Joe had "brought him up by hand", after their parents and five brothers had all been laid to rest many years ago. Another character, Herbert Pocket experienced a bizarre childhood, though in a different manner. Charles Dickens' Great Expectations develops through the novel following Pip, a young "common boy" who grew up in the countryside. As he matured so did his love for a girl of higher class, Estella. However, being a common boy, Pip was not good enough for his Estella, thus once he was given an opportunity to become a gentleman in London he seized it without much hesitation. Charles Dickens' had his own style in the ways he portrayed his child characters' upbringings, history, and the children's emotions. Also in...

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