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Unformatted text preview: Great Expectations (4) 19:30 MIDTERM EXAM: Two parts: short answer and essay Part 1: Short answer Three questions (20 points each…..so 60) Will test both your specific knowledge of the texts, and your understanding of the major concepts we’ve discussed Direct questions…study the lecture notes! Part 2: Essay Choose one of two (40 points) You will have to write on at least two different texts Look at last two lines on “Ode of a Grecian Urn” Pip and Herbert’s meeting (161-170) Dinner at Jagger’s (193-170) Meeting Magwith (286-296) Education We never read directly about normal English education In Pip’s narrative, it’s a story of a number of significant events that change him EXPERIENCES/changes Ms. Havisham’s where he desires to become a gentleman Find other times and people who change him How active is Pip in his education How is this a bildungsroman? This idea of Pip being changed by different people and experiences brings Pip’s social environment to the front His own understanding of himself is the other issue Boundary between Pip’s self and non-self (what is real and what is inessential) It’s not a slow gradual story, there is constant conflict. And in Pip’s case, the conflicts are both It’s not a slow gradual story, there is constant conflict....
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- Fall '10
- Great Expectations, Estella Havisham