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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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In the first few chapters of the book, how does the character, Pip, develop? How has meeting Ms. Havisham affected him?

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Pip's characterization is explored for the Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.

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Pip's characterization is a gradual transformation from innocence to practicality, and a realization of the comfort and power that wealth can accord. His hard upbringing under his sister's tough hand (who had not a single soft emotion in her, and of whom he was mortally scared), the harsh circumstances of his childhood, his experiences of hardship and want (more, a want for love, understanding, affection and ...

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