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Great Expectations


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Great Expectations

  1. 1.  Great Expectations  By Charles Dickens Brooke Bittel
  2. 2. “ I overheard Miss Havisham answer- only it seemed so unlikely- 'Well, you can break his heart .’ ”
  3. 3. Judith with the Head of Holofernes <ul><li>David Teniers the Younger </li></ul>
  4. 4. Grief Elizabeth Barrett Browning <ul><li>“ I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless ;” (l. 1 ) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>&quot; 'You must know,' said Estella, condescending to me as a beautiful woman might, 'that I have no heart …” (pg 235) </li></ul>
  6. 6. January: Cernay, near Rambouillet <ul><li>Léon-Germain Pelouse </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dead Love Algernon Charles Swinburne <ul><li>“ His heart, that strained and yearned and strove </li></ul><ul><li>As toward the sundawn strives the lark, </li></ul><ul><li>Is cold as all the old joy thereof. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Dead men, re-arisen from dust, may hark </li></ul><ul><li>When rings the trumpet blown above: </li></ul><ul><li>It will not raise from out the dark </li></ul><ul><li>    Dead love.” (l.5-11) </li></ul>
  8. 8. “ I promised myself that I would do something one of these days, and formed a plan in outline for bestowing a dinner of roast beef and plum pudding, a pint of ale, and a gallon of condescension upon everybody in the village”
  9. 9. Beggars at a Doorway <ul><li>Abraham Willemsens </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cui Bono Thomas Carlyle <ul><li>“ What is Man? A foolish baby, </li></ul><ul><li>       Vainly strives, and fights , and frets ; </li></ul><ul><li>Demanding all, deserving nothing;— </li></ul><ul><li>       One small grave is what he gets.” </li></ul><ul><li>(l. 9-12) </li></ul>