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Essay | Great Expectations

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Great Expectations

Summary: Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens, was written in 1860. The book identifies many social issues that were prevalent during the early 19th Century in Victorian England. Dickens himself had first hand experience with the lack of rights for children; he was forced to work in a factory to help pay off his fathers debt.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens, was written in 1860. The book identifies many social issues that were prevalent during the early 19th Century in Victorian England. Charles Dickens tried hard to educate the people about the injustices around them; he had a very clear view of what was wrong with society and hinted what should be done through his writing. Dickens used his book Great Expectations as a medium to convey his vision of a fair and just society.

Two groups of people that had very few rights in England at that time were children and prisoners. Children often had no say in their future and important decisions were made for them. Estella cannot even choose how to live her own life, instead she is taught by Miss Havisham to hate men and break their hearts, and as a result she cannot love. When Jaggers is telling...

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This section contains 416 words
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