Great Expectations depicts life realistically, particularly the brutal circumstances of the poor in Victorian England.
Dickens did not paint a rosy picture unless he was celebrating the kind, considerate, and generous.
He held a great hatred for social injustice and apathy,
Nineteenth-century literature, with its demanding vocabulary and old-fashioned assumptions and manners, is not everyone’s cup of tea, and this includes young readers. But it continues, over a century later, to win new fans who fall in love with the book at a young age. The story is fast-paced and picaresque.