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Great Expectations

Great Expectations


by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations Chapter 32 Quotes

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Mr. Wemmick > Pip

Quote 1

"However, this is not London talk. Where do you think I am going to?" (32.5)

Wemmick feels so strongly the division and distinction between London and Walworth that he won't even talk about his personal life, almost as if it doesn't even exist. Pip and Wemmick are similar in that each man's home is very different from his life in London. But Pip rejects his home in the name of London, while Wemmick finds a way to make both coexist—by denying that home exists when he's at work, or that work exists while he's at home. Talk about work/live balance.

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