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Great Expectations Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 53 Summary

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Chapter 53 Summary

Pip heads towards the marshes during a night of the full moon. He is going towards the sluice-house mentioned in the letter. He goes into the house. There is a lighted candle but not too much light. It is raining outside. Suddenly, he feels a noose around him. He cries out, helplessly, the pressure on his injured arm further hurting him. It is Orlick. Orlick is doing this because of the many things Pip did to him- causing him to lose his job with Joe and at Havisham's; interfering with his relationship with Biddy. He is going to kill him and put his body in the limekiln. Pip thinks of the awful repercussions of nobody ever realizing what had happened to him. While Pip is reflecting on this, Orlick admits how he killed his sister and how nothing would be left of her if there had been...

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