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How Does Dickens Create Striking and Memorable Characters In Great Expectations?

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With Miss Havisham s clothes being old and wilted, it shows her sinking position in society, because she doesn t leave her house. This is reinforced by the faded yellow color of her dress; this suggests that Miss Havisham s social position and even sanity has deteriorated, over time. Magwitch s clothes also tell us a lot about his place in the social hierarchy; when Magwitch is a convict he is, A man with no hat, and with broken shoes, and with an old rag tied round his head - this suggests that he is desperate and poor - which is true. When Magwitch s class improves and he is no longer desperate or poor, he is seen dressed as a gentleman . Pip s clothes are fashioned to his occupation; growing up as an apprentice blacksmith Pip was clothed with thick boots and plain clothes; when Pip becomes a gentleman, his clothes become very elaborate and glamorous. Dickens use of meaningful costume makes the introduction of characters interesting and makes the audience pay attention to the details of people s costume, so they can draw information about them, thus keeping them entertained. Dickens characters are very striking in the sense that they seem real and are believable. Dickens amalgamates experiences from his own life and childhood into the plot. ...read more.

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