Great Expectations

After explaining everything, Jaggers offers some compensation to Joe for his loss of apprenticeship of Pip. It turns into a violent fight. Joe, who is rather a calm, submissive rustic fellow, used to the beating of his wife and never protests, breaks i

from chapter 18-19

Asked by
Last updated by jill d #170087
Answers 1
Add Yours

Joe is insulted that anyone would believe that money would take the place of Pip. He would have apprenticed him without the money Miss. Havisham provided, he loved Pip. Thus, Joe, who never wanted to do anything but love, protect, and prepare the boy for the future cannot understand why someone would push money at him in return for allowing Pip to better himself andf be happy.


Great Expectations