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Great Expectations Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 38 Summary

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Chapter 38 Summary

Although Estella was away in Richmond, it was as if Pip's spirit was haunting that house near the Green. She used him a way to put a burden in front of her other admirers. One time, as they sit besides a fire, Pip reproaches her for being cold. Later, he sleeps at Satis for the first time. At a meeting of the Finches, Drummle calls them to pledge him to Estella upon which Pip takes great offense. To prevent any blood shedding, a certificate is sought out from Estella to show that she was indeed interested in her. A great obstacle is now thrown in Pip's way in regards to his love of Estella.

Chapter 38 Analysis

Now, great horror is about to descend before Pip in the wake of Drummle's pledge at a gathering of the Finches. He asks the Finches to pledge Estella to him, an...

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