Who does Pip live with?

When the novel begins in the early 1800s, Philip is a seven-year-old orphan raised by his uncaring sister, “Mrs. Joe”, who beats him regularly, and her husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith and Pip’s best friend. He lives in the marsh area of Kent, England, twenty miles from the sea.

What financial request does Pip make of Miss Havisham?

When Miss Havisham asks what Pip wants from her, he explains that he needs a favor for Herbert’s sake, and it must be done without his knowledge: Pip asks for money to help Herbert pay his bills.

How did Pip’s life change when he turned 21?

When he turns twenty-one, Pip receives the bulk of his trust fund from his benefactor. Prior to this, he had received a periodic allowance (usually at the hands of Mr. Wemmick) and expected to adjust his lifestyle to that amount.

What does Herbert want PIP to do how does he respond?

In Chapter 55, Herbert proposes that Pip should come with him to Cairo. Herbert is going to be going to Cairo to run a branch office. He suggests that Pip should come with him and start out as a clerk. He tells Pip that there is a chance that Pip could work his way up and become a partner.

What does Pip tell Magwitch before he dies?

In the end, Magwitch is dying—but before he does, Pip tells Magwitch that his daughter is alive, that she’s a beautiful lady, and that she’s loved by Pip. Upon realizing he’s dead, Pip utters, “O Lord, be merciful to him a sinner!” (4.56. 35).

Do Pip and Estella marry?

Varied resolutions of Estella’s relationship with Pip Though Estella marries Drummle in the novel and several adaptations, she does not marry him in the best-known 1946 film adaptation. In no version does she eventually marry Pip, at least not within the timespan of the story.

Why did PIP cry in the graveyard for one day?

(ii) Where did Pip start to cry in the graveyard one day? Ans- One day Pip stood in the chruchyard and looked over his parents’ tombstone. It was a cold day the grey land and the grey sky made him feel sad. Suddenly he realized that he was an orphan and began to cry.

How does Pip get rich?

In London, Pip befriends a young gentleman named Herbert Pocket and Jaggers’s law clerk, Wemmick. Several years go by, until one night a familiar figure barges into Pip’s room—the convict, Magwitch, who stuns Pip by announcing that he, not Miss Havisham, is the source of Pip’s fortune.

Why does Pip stay devoted to Estella even when he sees how she treats him and her other suitors?

Estella, whose name means “star,” is just that for Pip: a distant idealized being. He knows that Estella uses him to elicit jealousy from her other admirers according to Miss Havisham’s desires, but he feels his benefactress has reserved Estella for him when Estella is finished wreaking revenge for Miss Havisham.

Is magwitch Pip’s father?

Magwitch also acts as one of the father figures to Pip (along with Joe Gargery and Mr Jaggers). Although he terrifies Pip when he is a boy, Magwitch grows to love Pip as his own son and tries to help him to become a gentleman later in life. Pip also comes to love and respect the older Magwitch.

Why does PIP not want Magwitch’s money?

Pip feels like he cannot accept any more money from Magwitch because he does not like that it comes from Magwitch. He knows Magwitch was a convict and that makes the money seem tainted.

What danger do Herbert and Pip realize Magwitch is in?

What danger do Herbert and Pip realize that Magwitch is in? They realize that the fellow convict will learn that he is in London and come after him.

Who killed Pip’s sister?

Dolge Orlick

How did PIP react when his benefactor was revealed?

When Pip first learns that his benefactor and the one responsible for his great expectations is really Magwitch, the convict from the marshes, and not Miss Havisham, is anger and unhappiness overwhelm him. He suddenly gets deeply upset because he feels how he has deserted Joe.

What does Jaggers tell Pip to do if he needs money?

Jaggers tells him that he does have money to compensate Joe, but Joe refuses it. Mr. Jaggers looks like he thinks Joe is a total idiot, which Joe resents. Jaggers tells Pip that the sooner he is gone from this house, the better it will be for him in becoming a gentleman.

How does Herbert help Pip?

Summary: Chapter 37 Upon receiving his income, Pip decides to help Herbert by buying Herbert’s way into the merchant business. Everything is all arranged anonymously, so that Herbert, like Pip, does not know the identity of his benefactor.

Why does Mrs Joe call her stick the tickler?

Answers 2. She uses the stick to beat Pip and his brother. Tickler is obviously ironic because it does anything but tickle, it is more a clever euphemism.

What is Pip’s horrible realization?

Pip hides his feelings from Magwitch but confesses them to the reader. He is tormented by all kinds of thoughts and feelings. He is desolated at the realization that his hopes of marrying Estella and living a life of leisure and happiness on Miss Havisham’s money have been destroyed.

Why did orlick kill Mrs Joe?

Orlick rants to Pip about how Pip turned Biddy against him. He confesses to killing Mrs. Joe, but tells Pip that he (Pip) was the cause of Mrs. Joe’s death, because he was always favored by Joe over Orlick when he was growing up, and because he made Orlick’s life so miserable as a result.

How does Bentley Drummle die?

In Great Expectations, Bentley Drummle dies in an accident involving a horse that he mistreated.

What news does magwitch bring to pip How does Magwitch’s information affect PIP?

What news does Magwitch bring to Pip? How does Magwitch’s information affect Pip? He is pip’s benefactor, he thought Miss Havisham was, now he thinks that Estella is out of reach from him.

How did PIP lose his fortune?

After working as a blacksmith’s apprentice for a number of years, Pip grows up and is one day informed that he has come into a great deal of money. After Pip unsuccessfully tries to get Magwitch out of the country, Magwitch dies in prison and Pip loses his fortune.

How does PIP feel about himself as a gentleman when he no longer has money?

Pip becomes selfish, arrogant, and irresponsible once in London. He turns his back on his family, and in bettering himself he considers himself superior to them. Once Pip finds out who his benefactor is, he is heartbroken. He realizes that the association does not elevate him at all.

Why doesn’t pip run away if he is so ashamed?

Why doesn’t Pip run away if he is so ashamed of his home and forge? Pip doesn’t run away because Joe has remained faithful and committed to Pip even though Pip wishes to go back to the house. Pip identifies with this character because he feels guilty like the character.

Who is Pip’s mother?


Why does Miss Havisham enjoy ridiculing PIP?

Miss Havisham wants to use Pip as the vehicle of her desire to seek revenge upon mankind. Mrs Havisham has heart turned to stone after she was jilted on her wedding day. She is unable to feel until she begins to seek a cruel pleasure in watching Estella torment Pip as his feelings for her develop.