Charles dickins Essay

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charles dickins




Charles Dickens wrote 2 different endings to the book, Great Expectations. He wrote a
second one since people didn't like his first ending. So, Charles Dickens revoked it and
wrote a second one. In this essay the issue of which ending is more proper for the rest of
the book and which ending is better will be discussed.


In the original ending Pip sees Estella again while he is walking along with little Pip,
when a servant comes running up asking Pip to come to a carriage and that a woman wants to
see Pip. When Pip approaches the carriage he saw a sad woman who he hardly recognized as
Estella. This ending doesn't seem to fit the book. Pip and Estella deserve a second chance
in life since both of them went through such hardships.


In the second ending Pip goes back to Mrs. Havisham's long abandoned house and sees
Estella again. Pip and Estella walk around the estate and through the garden. At the end
they walk out of the gate at the same time together. The feeling that is given is that Pip
and Estella will continue to get together and possibly get married. After all the
hardships each one of them have gone through, they're finally getting a second chance at
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