Dickens' Great Expectations: Plot, Characters, and Social Class

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In Dickens' Great Expectations, why does Magwitch gives Pip money?

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1. In Dickens' Great Expectations, why did Miss Havisham raised Estella?

2. In Dickens' Great Expectations, which of the following is an example of a character seeking to improve his or her social standing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you to sort out the important plot points and make clear the different characters in Dickens' novel via a series of multiple-choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on:

  • Literary themes
  • Characters in the novel
  • Events of Great Expectations
  • Plot structure, points & twists

Skills Practiced

These learning aides measure your skills in:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about literature themes in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Great Expectations lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific characters and events from the novel

Additional Learning

Understand more about the people, places and events of Dickens' classic by reviewing the lesson titled Dickens' Great Expectations: Plot, Characters, and Social Class. The following objectives are covered in detail:

  • Examine complex characters
  • Follow the chronology of the story
  • Understand significant themes
  • Formulate perspectives on the events
  • Distinguish between major and minor characters
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