Great Expectations

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Call number and location: PR4560 .A1 1993 |  Melville Library Main Stacks

eText: Great Expectations (1867), provided by Project Gutenberg

Possible Paper Topics

  • Why does Magwitch insist that  Pip keep his nickname to continue receiving support?
  • Explore the theme of suffering in the novel
  • Compare/contrast the alternate endings – do they alter the message you take away from the book?
  • After everything, why does Pip love Estella “Against reason, against promise, against peace”?

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