Great Expectations: Miss Havisham Quotes


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In the novel Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, what is Miss Havisham's main motivation?

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1. In the novel Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, how long does Miss Havisham say it has been since she has seen the sun?

2. In the novel Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, what does Pip think Miss Havisham whispers in Estella's ear?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Miss Havisham is a character with a clear motivation. This quiz will ask to identify this character's main motivation and answer several questions regarding her interactions with Pip and Estella.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will challenge you to:

  • Identify Miss Havisham's main motivation
  • Recall how long Miss Havisham says it's been since she's seen the sun
  • Know what Pip thinks Miss Havisham whispers in Estella's ear
  • Understand what Miss Havisham notices about Pip before he becomes an apprentice
  • Remember where Miss Havisham says Estella is

Skills Practiced

You'll apply the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related lesson on Miss Havisham quotes
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Miss Havisham to name her primary motivation
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding Miss Havisham and the length of time it has been since she has seen the sun

Additional Learning

To analyze more quotes from this literary character, review the related lesson titled, Great Expectations: Miss Havisham Quotes. The lesson will help you:

  • Recall one of the first things Miss Havisham says to Pip
  • Learn what Miss Havisham encourages Estella to do
  • Determine how Miss Havisham feels about Pip's love for Estella