Great Expectations. The Character of Estella
One of our first thoughts, like readers, when we finish the novel is to establish two lists; one of good characters and other of bad characters. Since this paper is devoted to the character of Estella the question would be: is she a good character or a bad character? But, before beginning the analysis of Estella in the novel which will try to give an answer to this question,
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their own expectations.
The great lesson Estella learns is that goodness does not come from a high social rank, it comes from inner nature. As a star is a heavenly body which has its own light Estella is a cold character who has a positive inner quality which is honesty. Estella is an example of how a woman, with good inner principles, has been a human failure because of the bad education she has received.