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Great Expectations Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 16 Summary

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Chapter 16 Summary

At first Pip feels guilty about his sister as though it were his fault. Then, gives this up, realizing that either Orlick or the stranger he met at the Three Jolly Bargemen may have done it. Mrs. Joe, seriously injured, cannot speak and is bedridden. Biddy comes into the household. Mrs. Joe makes a curious symbol like a hammer. It turns out this is a symbol for Orlick. Orlick visits her, an event that curiously happens quite a few times.

Chapter 16 Analysis

Again, Pip struggles with his conscience about his sister's mishap, but then has the sense to let it go. He did not physically harm his sister. He does have his suspicions, though.

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