Great Expectations Essay | Imagery in "Great Expectations"

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Imagery in "Great Expectations"

Summary: In "Great Expectations," Charles Dickens uses imagery to describe feelings, characters and the future. His descriptions using the senses and character names that carry symbolism are other literary techniques that Dickens employs.
Imagery plays a very important part in Charles's Dickens novel, describing us feelings or even warning us of future situations.

Dickens way of describing characters, situations, climate, objects, hands, names, and many more little things we take for granted are those which we shouldn't take our eyes off. They talk as much as the characters do and most of the time tell us more than the characters, the information provided by them is invaluable and the majority of times they are key words and actions in the novel.

Having said this,we will take clear examples from the novel emphasizing in climate. Climate is so important that we can even take it as a person that talks through its various apparitions like : rain, sun, thunder, moon light, rays, sounds, etc. A clear example is when Magwitch is about to appear en Pip's life. He first describes...

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