Great Expectations

At the end of chapter 39 did you wxpect Miss Havisham to be Pip's benefactor? Why or why not? Why do you think Pip was unable to see the truth?

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We were certainly lead to believe that Miss. H was his benefactor. I somehow thought that would be too obvious for Dickens. Pips real benefactor had to tie in strongly with the theme of the novel. Making his benefactor a criminal rather than nobility made a lot more sense. I think Pip could not see the truth because he was so caught up in the illusion of money and social status that he missed the truth.