Multiple Themes in Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" Book Review by talderman

Multiple Themes in Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations"
An exploration of how multiple themes can enhance the effectiveness of a novel, using Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" as an example.
# 1673 | 1,090 words | 1 source | 2001 | US
Published on Feb 17, 2003 in Literature (English)

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This essay explores Charles Dickens' classic work of literature, "Great Expectations" and looks at how multiple themes are used to provoke a much more complex and enjoyable novel.

From the Paper:

"Most works of literature can be said to have one overriding theme that dominates the work. It can be said, however, that many themes woven together with a unique story can create a much more complex, not to mention more enjoyable, novel. Charles Dickens represents this to the letter in his mysterious yet revealing novel, Great Expectations. Through the themes of childhood innocence, isolation, and redemption, Dickens creates a complexity in his novel as well as a flow to the story that would not be as effective with only one clear theme."

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