Consider the following works which are referenced in the lesson plan activities that follow.
Julius Caesar and "The Passions: An Ode for Music" are referred to in Great Expectations. "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is included in the unit as a second example of an ode. Students may be interested in exploring these works further.
Other related books include:
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. This is another novel by Charles Dickens that contains elements of Dickens' own life story and features a young protagonist growing up.
Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens by Robert Gottlieb. This book gives an account of Charles Dickens as a parent and tells the stories of...