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Overview

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Author

Charles Dickens

Years Published

1860–61

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

Great Expectations is told in first person by Pip, the protagonist.

Tense

Great Expectations is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Great Expectations refers to the social expectations of Pip as well as the expectations of other characters, such as Miss Havisham and Magwitch.

Summary

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