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By Sabrina Rutner

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Seminar paper from the 12 months 2014 within the topic English - Literature, Works, grade: 1,7, collage of Frankfurt (Main), language: English, summary: This paper seeks to investigate the 2 such a lot dominating Gothic parts in Charles Dickens' novel "Great expectancies" and their impact at the surroundings and at the improvement of the most protagonist Pip. From his earliest works, Dickens has incorporated components of Gothic literary conventions into his novels. Dickens used the wealthy atmospheric, thematic and metaphorical repertoire of Gothic components to entertain his readers and to utter social critique. In his novels Dickens produces a frightening, menacing and mysterious surroundings and equally depicts the social difficulties of the “haunted British society” (Mighall 86). this is often explicitly precise for Dickens’s novel "Great Expectations".

In educational literature there were various severe interpretations approximately Dickens’s use of Gothic components and their impact. despite the fact that, it's nonetheless a starting to be box of academical study and basically few Gothic components of the unconventional nice expectancies are documented intimately.

To get an summary of the Gothic novel’s style, the attribute parts of Gothic novels can be brought in short. those are the Gothic surroundings in addition to supernatural and irrational parts. To get an software for the research of the Gothic atmosphere in "Great Expectations", the features of the Gothic novel’s atmosphere may be brought. Then, the atmospheric results of the settings Satis apartment, London, and the misty marshes in Dickens’ "Great expectancies" might be analyzed intimately. additionally, their impact on Pip’s own improvement can be tested.

Furthermore, the repertoire of the supernatural and irrational parts within the Gothic novel can be awarded. In "Great expectancies" those Gothic components are represented via Pip’s goals and hallucinations which additionally upload to the haunting surroundings and illustrate Pip’s improvement. in any case, crucial findings of the paper can be summarized and additional features of the subject should be mentioned.
Throughout the paper, will probably be proven that the Gothic components in "Great expectancies" create a menacing and mysterious surroundings and likewise illustrate and impact the private improvement of Pip.

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