Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary and Analysis

New Characters
Pip (Philip Pirrip): a young boy about six or seven years of age who is the narrator of the novel

Mrs. Joe Gargery: Pip’s sister

First Convict: a man who is hiding in the cemetery and threatens to kill Pip by cutting out his heart and liver if he does not bring him “wittles” (food) and a file

“Philip Pirrip, Late Of This Parish”: inscription written on Pip’s father’s tombstone

“Georgiana Wife Of The Above”: inscription written on Pip’s mother’s tombstone

Alexander, Bartholomew Abraham Tobias, Roger: Pip’s brothers who died as infants; their tombstones are located next to the...

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