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Great Expectations Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 48 Summary

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Chapter 48 Summary

Pip is strolling along Cheapside when he taken a hold of by Jaggers who invites him to dinner. Wemmick will be coming along. They stop at Little Britain, Jaggers' office and then all go back by coach to Gerrard Street. Wemmick has a note from Miss Havisham that he has not posted. It says that she wants to speak to Pip on a matter of business that had been previously mentioned. They then talk about Estella. Jaggers implies that Drummle may beat her. When Pip expresses concern, both Wemmick and Jaggers say that Drummle will either "beat or cringe." There is no other option. Upon leaving, they discuss Molly, who Jaggers got off for the murder of another woman. She is said to have possibly destroyed a child out of revenge for a man. The child was a girl.

Chapter 48 Analysis

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