How did Pip mature throughout the book? how did he grow as a person, and how did he change from the beginning to the end of the book.

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This novel is a coming of age novel for Pip. Throughout the narrative, the reader is drawn into Pip's maturation process as he achieves his "expectations." Because of his orphan status and the fact that he lives with his sister, who is severe with him, he lives in constant fear of being whipped as a boy. He is sensitive and is easily intimidated by people and events which come his way in the novel. He cowers before his sister, he lives in fear of the convict (Magwitch) for years and he is constantly...

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