Essay On Great Expectations

1794 Words8 Pages
Great Expectations ,written by Charles Dickens at the time of Victorian Age .
Charles Dickens , one of the famous writers of Victorian era , who wrote basically about the struggle of the poor and middle class people . Himself being , he knows the struggle a person has to face when there is provided a limited oppurtunities to them .
Hence this is one of his novel , about , the life of Pip , how he realizes that it is not necessary to be a gentlemen or have a high class and leads to a happy life .
Great Expectations is a dramatic novel; we are prepared for this by the drama of the opening chapter. Charles Dickens uses an advanced language that plants a clear insight of the setting, the character profiles, and the novels' historic aspects.
There was a boy whose name was Pip
…show more content…

This novel , Great Expectations , teaches us that loyalty and affection plays much more important role than that of having a status in the social advancement and social class . Dickens , taking the theme as a central theme and shows us how pip learns the lessons from his experience of his life which encourages Pip for his good development . Pip is an idealistic person by heart , when he conceive that something is better that he already has , he is always there for an improvement . He takes all his follies to a perfection whether it comes to when he longs to be a wealthy person or to be a good one or to be a good learner . This shows he believes in the possibility of advancement in life and thus he has “GREAT EXPECTATIONS” about his future .
There are three forms through which self-improvement can be examine which tells us about Pip’s best and the worst behaviour in the entire novel
1. Moral
2. Social
3. Educational
Moral self-improvement – he is hard on himself ,he doesn’t show morality , later he realizes the facts and spurs to act better in the future with Joe and Biddy to whom he behaved wrongly
Open Document