Great Expectations Part 3, Chapter 50 and 51 Summary and Analysis

Charles Dickens

Part 3, Chapter 50 and 51 Summary and Analysis

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Mike: a client of Mr. Jaggers

Gruffandgrim: name Herbert uses for Clara’s father

Summary
Herbert takes care of Pip, changing his bandages, and nursing him back to health. Herbert confides to Pip that he cannot marry Clara until her father passes away, because the father requires her constant care.

After two hours of talking, Provis tells Herbert about his marriage. It seems that his wife was a jealous woman and took revenge upon an older and stronger woman because of her interest in him (Provis). She murdered the stronger woman and Mr. Jaggers was her lawyer. On the night that she killed the other woman, she came to Provis and told...

(The entire section is 668 words.)