Great Expectations Essay | The Development of the Relationship between Pip and Magwitch

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The Development of the Relationship between Pip and Magwitch

Summary: Over the course of Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations, one can see a clear change and development in the relationship between Pip and Magwitch. The complicated coincidences and tangled webs of human relationships contained in the story help to fuse this relationship.
Over the course of the novel, "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens, one can see a clear change and development in the relationship between Pip and Magwitch. Initially, Magwitch is introduced to Pip and the reader as a particularly cruel escaped convict; the descriptions of Magwitch are initially met with a sense of fear, from the reader and from Pip. However, later in the novel, Magwitch is re-introduced as Pip's mysterious benefactor and this time, the ambiguity of the situation and our sympathy for Pip make us feel a sense of admiration and content with the actions of this new benefactor; Magwitch. When Pip first discovers the identity of his mysterious benefactor, who is now asking for Pip's help, he feels a sense of disgust and betrayal. But then, Pip eventually grows in maturity after the accident at the river. Pip now...

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