Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does the escaped convict say to Pip when they first meet?
When Pip finds the convict in the marshes, the convict asks Pip to get him a file and some food, or the young man that is with him will certainly kill him, and perhaps remove and eat his heart and liver.
2. What does Pip bring to the escaped convict after going to his sister's house to find supplies?
When Mrs. Joe slices bread for Joe and Pip, he sticks his piece down his trousers. Pip then steals cheese, bread, mincemeat, a porkpie, and some brandy, and gets a file from the forge. Then he runs to give them to the convict.
3. What does the convict do with the file Pip brought to him?
The convict uses the file that Pip stole from Joe's forge to file down his irons and release himself from the cuffs.
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