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Question: English & Literature

Why doesn't Pip want to be a blacksmith?
In English & Literature | Asked by bookragstutor
Asked from the Great Expectations study pack
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Pip doesn't want to be a blacksmith for a few reasons. The blacksmiths that he lives with are not kind to him at all and Mrs. Joe takes every opportunity to remind Pip that it has been a hardship taking him in. Secondly, after Pip meets Estella he longs to become a gentleman; one that Estella would want to marry.

MHood2 | 488 days ago