Pip in Great Expectations: Character Analysis & Overview


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Who is the author of Great Expectations?

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1. What is a coming of age novel?

2. Which of the following traits is representative of Pip's character in Great Expectations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Pip was a young man who had many goals in Great Expectations, and this quiz/worksheet duo will help test your knowledge of his character and the details of the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Pip's real name
  • Pip's character traits
  • Main goal of Pip as child
  • Definition of coming of age novel
  • Author of Great Expectations

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related English literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Pip's character
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify Pip's childhood goals

Additional Learning

To learn more about Pip's coming of age story, review the corresponding lesson titled Pip in Great Expectations: Character Analysis & Overview. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Introduce Great Expectations as coming of age novel
  • Explain Pip's character
  • Provide an analysis of Pip's character
  • Describe roles of other characters including Miss Havisham, Estella, and Joe in Pip's life
  • Explain how the convict changes Pip's life