Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Compeyson. He was also the person who got Magwitch in trouble
Arthur. He was actually her half-brother, the son of her father and the maid, and he later helped to betray her.
Miss Skiffins. 'Halloa, here's Miss Skiffins let's have a wedding' (GE)
Tumbled Up. Pip had the impression that they tumbled up because they kept tripping over a foot stool at the feet of Mrs. Pocket.
Enough . The original name was Satis, meaning 'enough'.
Churchyard. Pip was looking at his parent's graves when he was accosted by the convict, Abel Magwitch.
Pirrip. Pip's first name was Phillip, and last Pirrip, so he melded them into Pip.
Herbert Pocket . Yes, it was the man Pip met at Sati's house. All was well since Pip got a kiss from Estella.
Abel Magwitch. Eventually we find out that Magwitch has been providing the money for Pip to become a gentleman.
Georgiana. In the beginning, Pip sees an inscription on his parent's grave. One of which states 'Georgiana, wife of the above.'
Miss Skiffins. Eventually...
Drummle. Mr. Jaggers referred to Drummle as the Spider.
Pip. Handel is the name Herbert give to Pip.
Magwitch. This is also revealed at the end.
Molly. This information is revealed at the end of the book. Estella was born to Molly but was given to Miss Havisham to take revenge upon the male population.
Cane. The tickler is Mrs. Gargery's way of discipling Pip.
Philip Pirrip. It is stated in the beginning of the book.
2. Dickens wrote a new ending to the story just before initial publication. In most books, both endings are printed. If you have a book with the original ending, wow.. you're rich!
Cook. A housemaid came in and told Mr. Pocket the cook was drunk and passed out in the kitchen. Mrs. Pocket defended the cook saying that it was the housemaids doing, causing mischief.
Apron. "She was tall and bony, and almost always wore a coarse apron, fastened over her figure behind with two loops, and having a square impregnable bib in front that was stuck full of pins and needles."
Drummle. While having some of the boys over to his house, Mr. Jaggers refereed to Drummle as "the spider." He said he liked the look of the boy but not to trust him.
Drummle. Estella ended up marrying Drummle, breaking Pip's poor heart. She did not love Drummle and ended up regretting that choice.
|Who was the one who struck Mrs. Joe, Pip's sister, eventually ending her life?||Great Expectations
Orlick. Ole Orlick admits his guilt towards the end of the book when he tries to kill Pip as well.
|What was the name of the boat that captured Provis when Pip and friends were trying to sneak him away?||Great Expectations
Hamburg. The ship Hamburg is the ship that captured Pip's benefactor, Provis.