In Great Expectations, how does Estella treat Pip when they meet?

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Estella treats Pip very scornfully when they first meet. They first encounter one another when she lets him into Satis Hall, where he has come to meet Miss Havisham. From the start, Estella seems haughty and proud. She makes no effort to smile or be pleasant, and she calls Pip...

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Estella treats Pip very scornfully when they first meet. They first encounter one another when she lets him into Satis Hall, where he has come to meet Miss Havisham. From the start, Estella seems haughty and proud. She makes no effort to smile or be pleasant, and she calls Pip "boy" over and over, although they seem to be the same age. As Pip recounts:

She seemed much older than I, of course, being a girl, and beautiful and self-possessed; and she was as scornful of me as if she had been one-and-twenty, and a queen.

Estella has been raised to be cold by Miss Havisham. This is Miss Havisham's way of getting back at all men because of the hurt she suffered when her betrothed left her at the altar. Pip, of course, doesn't understand this and assumes when he comes into his great expectations that Miss Havisham is behind his new status. He believes she wants to raise him up to be a gentleman so that he can marry Estella, but that could not be further from the truth.

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When they first meet, Estella treats Pip horribly.  She makes fun of his appearance, his stature (social status) and how he speaks.  She mentions his clothing and his thick-soled shoes.  She repeats the phrase "common boy" when referring to him or even speaking directly to him.  Then she teases him for calling the Jacks (in a deck of cards) Knaves.

In fact, she seems eager to make him cry. Miss Havisham raised her to be cruel and reject any form of love. She herself was never taught to love or how to feel loved.  So her first encounter and many more after that with Pip are all very hard on him.  He so badly wants to win her over, only to finally realize that she will never have him. 

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