Monday, December 14, 2009

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, reviewed by Asna Masih

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Reviewed by
Name: Asna Masih (13 years)
School: Father Agnel School

Everyone has a different point of view of seeing or observing a particular thing but everyone concensous that the word change its constant. As time passes things change the life of human beings.
The novel Great Expectations is written by Charles Dickens.
This book revolves arond the word change.
It is a story about a boy named Pip. Who was bought up by her mean sister and his humble brother in law. Who was a blacksmith.Pip used to spent most of his time in the churchyard of graves in the flat Essex marshes.During the 19th Century money was crucial to everyone as it was connected with success, social class and respectability. Everyone wanted to be wealthy and those who were wealthy wanted to be the wealthiest. At the beginning of the novel we realise that Pip is a very poor orphan, his parents have left him nothing.During his childhood he used to visit Miss Havisham.She was a very rich lady and had a very big house. Pips sister was glad to know that Miss Havisham likes Pip.Pip mets Estella who was adopted by Miss Havisham. Pip liked Estella but she treats him inferrior to her.Miss Havisham

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