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The Themes of Great Expectations

Summary: Charles Dickens provides timeless morals about love, loyalty, and expectations. Always using negative examples of what will hurt you, the story shows how lack of love and loyalty both lead to despair, and that overshot expectations and desires will also lead to unhappiness.

The Theme of Great Expectations

Great Expectations is a book by Charles Dickens. It is a realistic fiction book that features many characters that have had their personalities excessively exaggerated. The protagonist of the story is Pip, who starts life rather poor and eventually becomes one of the high class. Pip is actually the protagonist and narrator in the story even though the story is written in the third person. This is done by making the narrator Pip at a much older age. Pip lives in the marshes of England and has no great expectations until he meets a rich lady named Mrs. Havisham who has a very beautiful daughter named Estella. Pip has a big crush on Estella which eventually turns to love. His longing to marry the high class Estella spurs him to want to move up in class socially. The story teaches...

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