These Great Expectations quotes illuminate why Charles Dickens’ masterpiece remains relevant today. Written over 150 years ago, the richly developed conversations and thoughts from characters like Pip and Ms.
Havisham seem familiar in our present era. First published in weekly installments in 1860, the story is about a young orphan named Pip and his rise in Victorian-era England.
He has many of the qualities of current “reality” television and web series characters. An iconic example of what delusions of grandeur look like, people find his desire to pursue wealth at any means intriguing, and his narrative has much to teach us about personal and social expectations.Read more on everydaypower.com