Great Expectations, many readers’ favorite Dickens novel, is immensely popular for its self-portrait of the author and for the warmth, feeling, and reality that it […]


The story begins in England during the first quarter of the nineteenth century. The setting in the early part of the story is the Chaptham […]

Social Sensitivity

Dickens treats a variety of social issues in Great Expectations-prejudice, materialism, social status, and class-in a sensible manner that the teacher, librarian, and parent will […]