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Great Expectations Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

He has been asked to bring Joe to Miss Havisham and to bring his indentures, which are the papers that are official notice of his apprenticeship. He and Joe embark on the journey. Mrs. Joe stays at Pumblechook's, not having been formally invited. Upon meeting Miss Havisham, Joe keeps speaking to Pip and not to her. Eventually, she dismisses them, giving Joe twenty-five guineas. Pip is told not to come back. Pip is bound officially as an apprentice in front of magistrates. They celebrate at the Blue Boar, but this is not a happy day for Pip because he so much wants to be a gentleman.

Chapter 13 Analysis

Pip, now thoroughly disillusioned with his estate in life, enters into an unwanted apprenticeship. Miss Havisham made it seem like she had a different future in store for him and holds Estella before him like a flame before a...

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