Great Expectations Lesson Plans
by Charles Dickens

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Great Expectations eNotes Teaching Guide

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This guide highlights some of the most salient aspects of Great Expectations before you begin teaching Charles Dickens's classic novel. In studying Great Expectations with your students, you'll help them learn the rhetorical power of literary devices like allusion and symbolism and encourage them to engage with worthwhile themes, such as gender roles and social inequality in Victorian England. 

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Our eNotes Teaching Guides have been designed to help first-time and veteran teachers open up classic works of literature for their students. Each guide provides creative and practical approaches to teaching the text, as well as rich background information, key plot points, and recommended texts.

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