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Dolge Orlick The day-laborer in Joes forge Orlick is a slouching oashembodiment of evilhe is malicious and shrewd hurting people simply be-cause he enjoys it He is responsible for the attack on Pips sister and hewill later almost succeed in his attempt to murder PipMrs Joe Pips sister and Joes wife known only as Mrs Joe throughoutthe novel Mrs Joe is a stern and overbearing gure to both Pip and Joeshe keeps a spotless household and frequently menaces her husband andher brother with her cane which she calls Tickler She also forces themto drink a foul-tasting concoction called tar-water Mrs Joe is petty andambitious her fondest wish is to be something more than the wife of theUncle Pumblechook Pips pompous arrogant uncle He is actually Joesuncle and therefore Pips uncle-in-law but Pip and his sister both call himUncle Pumblechook A merchant obsessed with money Pumblechook is re-sponsible for arranging Pips rst meeting with Miss Havisham Throughoutthe rest of the novel he will shamelessly take credit for Pips rise even thoughCompeyson A criminal and the former partner of Magwitch Compeysonis responsible for Magwitchs capture at the end of the novelPip a young orphan living with his sister and her husband in the marshesof Kent sits in a cemetery one evening looking at his parents tombstonesSuddenly an escaped convict springs up from behind a tombstone grabs Pipand orders him to bring him food and a le for his leg irons Pip obeys butthe fearsome convict is soon captured The convict protects Pip by claimingOne day Pip is taken to play at Satis House the home of the wealthydowager Miss Havisham who was left at the altar on her wedding day andnow wears an old wedding dress everywhere she goes During his visit hemeets a beautiful young girl named Estella who treats him coldly and con-temptuously Nevertheless he falls in love with her and dreams of becominga wealthy gentleman so that he might be
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