Themes of Suffering: Reading Question for Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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December 06, 2010
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6. In the final chapter, Estella says to Pip: "Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching." (page 834) Discuss the theme of suffering in this book—specifically how it instructs Pip, Miss Havisham and Estella.