Great Expectations
Great Expectations
by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Darkness/Light
Mist
Locks and Keys
Miss Havisham's garden
Bugs (and other Creepy Crawlies)
Statues
Weather
Shadows
Time and Clocks
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Voyage and Return
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Events
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
Chapter 29
Chapter 30
Chapter 31
Chapter 32
Chapter 33
Chapter 34
Chapter 35
Chapter 36
Chapter 37
Chapter 38
Chapter 39
Chapter 40
Chapter 41
Chapter 42
Chapter 43
Chapter 44
Chapter 45
Chapter 46
Chapter 47
Chapter 48
Chapter 49
Chapter 50
Chapter 51
Chapter 52
Chapter 53
Chapter 54
Chapter 55
Chapter 56
Chapter 57
Chapter 58
Chapter 59
Characters
Pip
Pip Timeline
Joe Gargery
Miss Havisham
Abel Magwich
Estella Havisham
Mr. Jaggers
Mr. Wemmick
Herbert Pocket
Orlick
The Aged
Mrs. Joe Gargery
Bentley Drummle
Startop
Compeyson
Arthur Havisham
Molly
Matthew Pocket
Belinda Pocket
Other Pockets
The Avenger
Trabb’s Boy
Mr. Wopsle
Mr. Pumblechook
Clara Barley
Miss Skiffins
Biddy
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Narrator
Muse
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
Wealth
Wealth Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
Love
Love Quotes
Innocence
Innocence Quotes
Lies and Deceit
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Time
Time Quotes
Contrasting Regions
Contrasting Regions Quotes
Criminality
Criminality Quotes
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Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
You’re Just Setting Yourself Up to Be Disappointed
You’re Just Setting Yourself Up to Be Disappointed Flashcards
You’re Just Setting Yourself Up to Be Disappointed True or False
Gentleman Callers
Gentleman Callers Flashcards
Gentleman Callers True or False
Essay
Teaching Great Expectations
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Ups and Downs: Graphing Pip's Tumultuous Life
Somebody, Help Me End This Novel! Create Your Own Ending
Graphic Expectations: Interpreting Dickensian Imagery Through Art
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
Photos