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Great Expectations Essay

  • Submitted by: dance4ever7
  • on September 19, 2012
  • Category: English
  • Length: 2,388 words

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      The story starts with Pip at the churchyard looking at his family’s tombstones. He is trying to imagine what his mom and dad looked like by the characteristics of the tombstones they had. This is also where Pip meets the convict, who tries to intimidate Pip so he will give him what he wants. Pip goes home and finds Joe who tells him that his sister Mrs. Joe has looked for him many times and is out looking for him right now. When Mrs. Joe comes home she scolds Pip for being gone but that is nothing out of the ordinary being that she brings him up by hand. At dinner Pip puts the bread down his pants so he could give it to the convict. Pip gets in trouble because they think he bolted his food so his sister gives him tar water, which is medicine and a punishment because of how bad it taste. The very next morning Pip woke up before anyone else and got food from the kitchen and then to the forge to get the file. When Pip went to the marshes he thought somebody else was the convict because they looked exactly the same from the back but once the man turned around he knew it wasn’t him. Pip thought that it was the man that the convict spoke of when he said he wasn’t alone. When Pip found the right convict he gave him the food and the man scarfed it down. When Pip mentioned the other guy the convict seemed surprised then angry like he had no idea there was someone else (Even though he did mention him to Pip). When Pip got home he told Mrs. Joe that he was out listening to carols. Pip and Joe go to church while Mrs. Joe prepared for the dinner party she was having. At the diner party was Uncle Pumblechook, Mr. Wopsle, Mr. Hubble, and Mrs. Hubble. At dinner Mrs. Joe goes to get the pie but then Soldiers are at their door. The soldiers wanted Joe to fix some handcuffs. While the soldiers were there Uncle Pumblechook was trying to be friends with them or somehow make them like him because he was giving them all the wine that he had brought as a gift to Mrs....

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