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The family in Great Expectations

existence of alcohol. To him, the rotting barrels that once housed unlimited supplies of beer were symbolic of how he viewed Miss...

The Characterization of Pip in Great Expectations

Pip is a character in this Charles Dickens classic. His role in the work is the focus of attention in this six page paper that inc...

Characterization and Realism in the Dickens Classic Great Expectations

This work is discussed in depth and realism is the focus of attention along with a look at characterization. This paper looks at h...

Role Playing in Great Expectations

It is claimed that the characters are playing roles and what they do is to contemplate various movements. Characterization is the ...

Friendship in Great Expectations

Friendship is often the focus of attention by novelists as characters interact with one another. This is the case in this classic ...

A Look at Miss Havisham in Great Expectations

This character is contemplated as this Charles Dickens work is carefully evaluated. Various details are relayed about the characte...

David Lean's Film Version of Great Expectations and Confusing Appearances for Reality

In five pages this paper considers the 1946 film adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel by director David Lean in a discussion of ho...

Concepts of Questing and Conforming in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

A conceptual analysis of these English novels focuses upon their representation of questing and conforming through such convention...

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens and the Importance of Expectations

In five pages Pip's expectations and their significance are examined in an analysis of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Nin...

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens and Expectations Theme

break his heart. What do you play, boy? asked Estella of myself, with the greatest disdain. Nothing but beggar my neighbour, miss....

Absence of Mothers in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

way the housekeeper Nelly Dean cares for generations of motherless children of the intertwined Linton and Earnshaw families, compa...

Bildunsroman in 'Great Expectations' and 'Jane Eyre'

In 6 pages, this essay discusses how the coming-of-age is presented in these novels by Charles Dickens and Charlotte Bronte, with ...

Literary Critique: The "Ancient Mariner" and "Great Expectations"

brought there. Pip tells of this meeting in a calm voice, almost serene, but his powers of observation are acute. He describes th...

Julia Glass's "Three Junes" - Family Dynamics

a family like the Andersons from Father Knows Best living next door to the ultra contemporary likes of Ozzy Osbourne and kin. The...

Connectivity, External and Internal Drive Bays

front panel." Kozierok (2001) also explains that the term "external drive bay" is a "bit of a misnomer" in that the term ex...

2 Articles' Evaluated

the original house, which is far better suited for raising the children (MacLean et al, 2002). Protection under British and...

Chapter One Significance of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

133). Pips struggle to make sense of the inscription on his parents tombstones has been interpreted by some critics as his firs...

Charles Dickens' Estella and F. Scott Fitzgerald's Daisy

none of the women in Gatsby are particularly likeable, but even so, the book retains its power. Daisy Buchanan Lets start with Da...

The Myth of the American Family as Discredited in Death of a Salesman and An American Beauty

play, if we only look at the man, Willy Loman, and examine him from his perspective, concerning his hopes and desires for himself ...

Catherine the Great’s Accomplishments

As a young woman Catherine was apparently already determined to be a very powerful and effective leader. She "was ambitious as wel...

Writing Class Expectations

them, and tell them what you told them) is essential to lessons on writing, and students must be reminded of how to integrate this...

Families Should Decide Own Health Goals

to individuals connected by a blood tie. However, to be a "family," members must "live in close contact, care for one another, an...

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens and its Social Criticism

Meckier 1993). This book can be said to have more dark overtones than those of some of his other novels. In most of his stories, o...

Victorian Women's Fallen Status in the Works of Charles Dickens

values, and sin versus redemption. The cycle of Pips life illustrates how Pip went from being an innocent boy, into being an arrog...

Charles Dickens' Great Expectations and the Character of Pip

is Miss Havisham. He believes that she is funding his education so that he can become educated and then wealthy and then be worthy...

The Life and Works of Charles Dickens

these experiences. He rarely spoke of this time of his life" (Charles Dickens: His Childhood). In an understatement perhaps, we ca...

Double Lives in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations

illustrating how misery is a product of human actions. This book can be said to have more dark overtones than those of some of h...

Society and Pip in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations

In five pages this paper discusses the social portrait sketched by Charles Dickens in Great Expectations in a consideration of Pip...

Victorian Literature and Class Consciousness

In 5 pages the Victorian class consciousness that reached a pinnacle during the mid to late 19th century is examined as it is refl...

Social Discrimination in Hardy and Dickens

The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens both deal in major part with discrimination. T...