Charles Dickens — Great Expectations

I don’t have much to say right now about this book other than that I was totally wrong to dislike it so much in high school. It’s a fine book and I’m particularly impressed by the way that Dickens manages to keep Pip mostly sympathetic even when he’s being a total ass. And I think it’s another point that high school English classes do nothing for great books by forcing them to be discussed and dissected in such a dull and formulaic manner.

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One response to “Charles Dickens — Great Expectations

  1. teadevotee

    Re: high school english classes: TOTALLY!

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