Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Research Paper

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The Industrial Revolution was the rise of machines. It began in Britain during the late 1700’s. During this time, many inventions such as the steam engine and steam boat, influenced the life of many people. Almost every aspect of life was altered in some way. Charles Dickens was inspired by the hardships during the Victorian era. He took what he saw and wrote books based on the troubles of the struggling class. In, “Great Expectations” Pip grew up poor, but had an opportunity to become a gentleman. Along the way in his life Pip had many friendships, the relationships of Pip and Joe, Estella, and Miss Havisham changed over the years and affect these individuals. Pip is raised by his sister and her husband, Joe after his parents pass away.
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