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Great Expectations Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 35 Summary

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Chapter 35 Summary

Pip goes home. It is the first time he has experienced death. He can forgive his sister, even for his experience of the Tickler with which she knocked the young Pip. Once home, he finds that Trabb and Company are orchestrating a very surrealistic funeral. Pumblechook is there, stuffing himself before the procession. Joe would have preferred a smaller funeral but he is concerned about what the neighbors would think. Pip talks to Biddy who will probably now take up the teaching profession. Orlick is pursuing biddy. Biddy is upset with Pip, doubting his word, when he says he will see Joe often.

Chapter 35 Analysis

By going home, Pip sees another bit of unreality in the funeral possession. Much of what Dickens' characters do is based on what other people would think of them rather than on what they need to do. Joe tells them they are...

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