Plot summary[ edit ] On Christmas Eve, around Pip, an orphan who is about seven years old, encounters an escaped convict in the village churchyard, while visiting the graves of his parents and siblings. Pip now lives with his abusive elder sister and her kind husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. The convict scares Pip into stealing food and a file. Early on Christmas morning Pip returns with the file, a pie and brandy.
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Readers learn about the class system in Victorian England through Pip's journey as he moves up the class scale from country lad to city gentleman.
Great Expectations is the thirteenth novel by Charles Dickens and his penultimate completed novel: a bildungsroman that depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip.
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May 09, · Study Guide for Great Expectations-Summary by Charles Dickens/Analysis/Book Notes/Free BookNotes/Online/Download. Charles Dickens was born on February 7, , in Landport, Portsea, attheheels.com died in Kent on June 9, The second of eight children of a family continually plagued by debt, the young Dickens came to know not only hunger and privation,but also the horror of .