Many scholars have claimed that Charles dickens was the most popular and successful English writer or novelist of the Victorian era. He was born in 1812 and died in 1870; many of his novels revolve around the theme of social reform. This has made him one of the most popular novelists of all times.
Most of his works is praised for dramatic masterly of styles like prose and creation of unique personalities like Pip and Abel Magwitch. Great expectations together with a tale of two cities are his most popular novels. In most of his works dickens has been known to use very memorable personalities as well as settings.
Charles Dickens’s ‘great expectations’, is a story about a man’ pursuit in life from childhood to adulthood. It is set inEnglandbetween 1812 and 1840. It revolves around the main Protagonist Pip from around the age of seven to adulthood. Being an orphan Pip is faced with many challenges in life. ‘Great expectations’ is a story about advancement in life both economically and socially. It is also a story about love and hatred. In writing the novel Dickens’s uses an array of different literary styles that we shall look at in the paper.