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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) are on the loose Later that night, Pip gets some bread, cheese, pork pie, mincemeat, brandy, and the file (from the forge, this is where Joe works) Chapter 3 Setting: In the churchyard again; Pip delivers the stolen goods Pip approached a man who was dressed in coarse grey, and had a great iron on his leg, but this was a different man Pip saw the right convict hugging himself and limping. He had the chills and the fever The convict asked Pip if he brought 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 They lit torches and marched separating the convicts In order to take pip out of suspicion, this convict tells the sargent that he stole the food from Joe ? The convict was taken on a boat and disappeared into the night Chapter 6 Setting: At home; Pip receives an odd job Pip learns to write at Mr. Wopsle?s great aunt?s school When Uncle Joe was a kid, he had parents who drank heavily and so Joe didn?t attend school Miss Havisham- rich and grim lady who lives in a large and dismal house barricated against robbers Pip is invited to play at her house, but he doesn?t know why Chapter 7 Setting: At Miss H?s Satis house: We meet Miss h and Estella * Uncle Pumblechook takes Pip to her house Miss H?s house had many iron bars and some windows were walled up Estella lets Pip in the gate; She is very pretty and proud Estella is called down to play w/Pip. They play cards and Pip asks to go home- When leaving she asks him to return in six days Chapter 8 Setting: At home: Pip reports on his visit w/ Miss H Mr. Pumblechook and Mrs, Joe asked Pip questions Pip lied to them but then told Joe the truth Chapter 9 Setting: In the village; Biddy and a secret looking stranger Joe sometimes went to a public 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
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