Great Expectations - Chapter Summaries

Great Expectations Notes Chapter 1 Setting: early in the 1800s; Churchyard in tiny village east of London  Joe Gargey and her husband in the Marshes.  His parents died Pip- Phillip Pirrap- main character- 7 years old- Lives w/ sister Mrs. when he was younger  One time while visiting his parents grave he meets a strange man- He asks Pip to get him a file and some writtles (food). Chapter 2 Setting: At home; We meet Joe Gargery, the blacksmith, and Mrs. Joe, Pip’s sister  Joe Gargery and Pip were both brought up by hand  At dinner Pip placed his bread for the convict down the leg of his trousers  The family receives news that Hulks(convicts) ...

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anyone and he said no, and the man believed him  The convict asked Pip where the man w/ the bruised face went. Pip pointed and handed him the file Chapter 4 Setting: At home; Christmas dinner we meet Mr. Pumblechook, Mr. Wopsle, and the Hubbles  Pip was fearful on his return that there would be a police officer waiting for him at home, but no one suspected the robbery  Pip made the excuse that he was listening to Christmas Carols  The guests: Mr. Wopsle- Church’s assistant to a parish priest- Mr. Hubble- one who makes wheels- Uncle Pumblechook- a grain merchant. He also had a chaise-cart  A file of soldiers w/ handcuffs. The wanted Joe to fix the handcuffs  They all go to the marshes in search for the convicts Chapter 5 Setting: On the marshes; Pursuit  The search party could hear voices calling  They found the two convicts; There was water splashing and mud flying, and oaths were being sworn and blows being struck ...

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house to smoke his pipe/ Three Jolly Bargemen  Joe was there w/ Mr. Wopsle and a stranger  When the men’s drinks arrive the stranger stirred it w/ a file! He did this so only Pip saw him. The stranger was the convict  also the stranger gives Pip two one pound notes/ Pip sister puts them in a piece of paper, and puts that under some dried rose leaves in an ornamental tea- pot on top of the state parlor  This remained a nightmare to Pip many a nights Chapter 10 Setting: At Satis House; We meet poor relations and a pale young gentlemen  On arrival pip was taken a different way/ He was in a room w/ 3 ladies and a gentlemen  In a room that ...

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