Joe was very disappointed when Pip decided to leave his home and travel to London to become a gentleman rather than be a blacksmith. Joe Gargery, Pip’s hot-tempered adult sister, who raises him after the death of their parents but complains constantly of the burden Pip is to her.
Orlick, her husband’s journeyman, attacks her and she is left disabled until her death.
“GREAT EXPECTATIONS” BY: CHARLES DICKENS Submitted by : Melissa D. Throughout his childhood, Pip thought that his life would be to become trained as a blacksmith.
Y 2012-2013 “GREAT EXPECTATIONS” BY: CHARLES DICKENS SETTING: * among the marshes of Kent * and in London * Mid-nineteenth century MAIN CHARACTERS: Pip and his family * Philip Pirrip, nicknamed Pip, an orphan and the protagonist and narrator of Great Expectations.
Miss Havisham does not discourage this as it fits into her own spiteful plans which derive from her desire for revenge after being jilted at the altar several years before.
She later apologizes to him as she’s overtaken by guilt.
Mr Pumblechook, Joe Gargery’s uncle, an officious bachelor and corn merchant. Joe” (as she is widely known) how noble she is to raise Pip.
As the person who first connected Pip to Miss Havisham, he even claims to have been the original architect of Pip’s precious fortune.
Abel Magwitch, the convict’s given name, who is also Pip’s benefactor.
* Provis, a name that Abel Magwitch uses when he returns to London, to conceal his identity.