Joe Gargery, and her husband, Joe Gargery.

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My guiding star always is, Get hold of portable property.

My sister's bringing up had made me sensitive.

Chapter 2 opens with Pip describing his sister, Mrs. Teacher Editions with classroom activities for all 1729 titles we cover. As both narrator and protagonist, Pip is naturally the most important character in Great Expectations: the novel is his story, told in his words, and his perceptions utterly define the events and characters of the book.

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At the end of the story he has learned wealth does not bring happiness. When I ran home from the churchyard, the forge was shut up, and Joe was sitting alone in the kitchen.

" That is, she whips him whenever she can and complains about what a burden he is while she does it.


Though Pip is his wife's (Mrs Joe) younger brother, he treats Pip like a son.

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Joe Gargery Compeyson (a. The school is a farce — the old. In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice. All the need-to-know deets on Joe Gargery from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. . .

At the end of the novel, when Pip is ill, Joe nurses him back to health and pays off the money he owes in debts.

My sister's bringing up had made me sensitive. Joe Gargery functions as a symbol of the life Pip tries to reject, but ultimately comes to value.


Joe may not be comfortable in the city, and he may act like a dweeb around Miss Havisham, but we don't think he has anything to be embarrassed about.

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Joe goes on one of her.