Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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Part 3, Chapters 54 and 55 Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. On what day does Pip, Herbert, and Startop begin their planned escape for Provis?

2. Who alerts the four that a four-oared galley is traveling up and down in front of the public house?

3. On what day do the four meet the steamer?

4. What happens as the steamer approaches?

5. Who is the man in the other galley who is wrapped up in a great coat?

6. What happens to Magwitch?

7. What happens to Compeyson?

8. What will happen to all of Magwitch’s money and possessions?

9. Where is Herbert going to work?

10. What position does Herbert offer Pip?

Answers
1. The four young men begin their escape by rowing all day on Wednesday.

2. A man named Jack alerts Pip that he has seen another galley going up and down with...

(The entire section is 257 words.)