Expectations: Reading Question for Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Developed by Penguin Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA)
December 06, 2010
Spoiler alert: Questions may contain spoilers
1. In this novel, things are often not what they seem. Discuss how the theme of "expectations" is illustrated by and through the major characters in this book. How are Pip's expectations different from and similar to those of Joe Gargery, Miss Havisham, Estella and Magwitch?