Great Expectations

I was treated as if I had insisted on being on being bored in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion, and morality, and against the arguments of my best friends.” (Dickens 25) Can you explain this quote to me?

Around chapter 2-3

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I believe that this is in chapter 4. Mrs. Joe is putting on a dinner any trying very hard to put on manners to impress her guests. Mr. Wopsle begins a rather bizarre sermon on how Pip should be glad he is not a pig. The subtext of this is that Pip is a burden on his sister. Mrs. Joe seems happy to compliment Mr. Wopsle's comments. That is when Pip laments that there is no point in defending himself against their sense of "reason".