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Title: Novel: Great Expectations


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Novel Great Expectations
  • Written By Charles Dickens

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D.A. Model High School Ph. IV
  • Subject English Literature
  • Novel Great Expectations
  • Topic Pip, as main character
  • Presented by
  • Mrs. Farzana Hayat.
  • Syndicate Leader Mrs. Shamim Dadi

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Introduction to author
  • Charles Dickens (18331870) was a very popular
    writer who prospered in queen Victorias era.
    Many of his stories are about children, and the
    hard lives of poor people in those days.
  • His writing style is florid and poetic, with a
    strong comic touch. His satires of British
    aristocratic snobbery are very popular.

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Notable Works
  • Great Expectations,
  • Bleak House,
  • Little Dorrit,
  • Hard Times,
  • Our Mutual Friend,
  • The Pickwick Papers,
  • A Tale of Two Cities,
  • David Copperfield,
  • Sketches by Boz,
  • The Old Curiosity Shop,
  • Oliver Twist,
  • Nicholas Nickleby,
  • Barnaby Rudge,
  • A Christmas Carol,
  • Martin Chuzzlewit.

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Topic Character Sketch of Pip
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Aims and Objectives
  1. Familiarize all the characters.
  2. Elaborate Pips character.
  3. His relations with other characters in the novel.

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Style Theme
  • Written in first person.
  • Uses victorian language grammer that is no
    longer in common use.
  • The title Great Expectations refers to Pips
    expectations of living a gentlemanly life.
  • Some of the major themes of the novel are crime
    and social class.

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Phillip Pirip (nick-named Pip)
  • Innocent young child.
  • An orphan.
  • Elder sister brings him up.
  • Humiliated treated badly by her.

10
Mrs Joe Pips abusive older sister
  • 20 years older than pip.
  • Hot tempered
  • Considers pip as burden.

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Joe Gargery Pips brother-in-law
  • Fatherly figure for Pip.
  • A blacksmith.
  • Always kind to Pip.
  • A true gentleman at heart.
  • Wants Pip to be his apprentice

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Abel Magwitch Pips Benefactor
  • He is a convict and escaped from prison, whom pip
    treats kindly.
  • He turns out to be pips benefactor.
  • He is sometimes called Provice.
  • He is Mollys husband and Estellas Father.

13
Miss Havisham
  • Strange, reclusive woman.
  • Was deserted by her fiancé on her wedding day.
  • Pip considers her as his benefactor but she
    wanted to take revenge from men and targeted Pip,
    by using Estella as her tool.

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Estella
  • Daughter of Magwitch Molly.
  • Adopted by Miss Havisham.
  • Brought up to be cruel revengeful.
  • Does not respond to Pips love.
  • In the end, after being widowed, she changes
    marries Pip.

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Recapitulate through discussion
  • Evaluation at the end, group discussion will be
    encouraged
  • Understand Pips character in relation to other
    characters in the novel evaluate their
    influences on him.
  • Creativity guide the students to read other
    books written by Charles Dickens and plan out,
    devise compile a character sketch on their own.

16
Further Reading
  • Next session, come prepared to outline the
    features of Estellas character with me.
  • Other resources The Novel, The internet.
  • Thank you

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  • Life changes people.
  • Destiny prevails.
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