However, he returns to see Pip, who was the motivation for all his success. Subsequently, Pip and Herbert Pocket devise a plan for Magwitch to escape from England.Pip returns to Satis Hall to visit Estella and encounters Bentley Drummle, who has also come to see her and now has Orlick as his servant.These include the eccentric Miss Havisham, the beautiful but cold Estella, and Joe, the unsophisticated and kind blacksmith.Dickens's themes include wealth and poverty, love and rejection, and the eventual triumph of good over evil.Pip declares his love to Estella, who, coldly, tells him that she plans on marrying Drummle.Heartbroken, Pip walks back to London, where Wemmick warns him that Compeyson is seeking him.
Pip meets Estella when she is sent to Richmond to be introduced into society. Mrs Joe dies and Pip returns to his village for the funeral.
Great Expectations is the thirteenth novel by Charles Dickens and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman that depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip.
It is Dickens's second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the first person.—and has a colourful cast of characters who have entered popular culture.
Pip, an orphan who is about seven years old, encounters an escaped convict in the village churchyard, while visiting the graves of his parents and siblings.
Pip now lives with his abusive elder sister and her kind husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith.
Joe relays a message from Miss Havisham that Estella will be at Satis House for a visit.