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Where in the novel does Estella call Pip "a common boy"?

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mel135 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 24, 2009 at 10:32 AM via web

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Where in the novel does Estella call Pip "a common boy"?

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lit24 | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted May 24, 2009 at 11:04 AM (Answer #1)

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In Ch.8 when Pip visits Miss Havisham for the first time she asks Estella to play cards with Pip: "let me see you play cards with this boy." Immediately Estella replies very insultingly, "with this boy! Why he is a common-labouring boy!"

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