Pip's Guilty Conscience Quotes

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Pip struggles with a guilty conscience throughout the novel, since the beginning Pip feels guilt for stealing food from his sister’s home to give to a convict he met the day before at the cemetery. When pip returns home he is unable to sleep due to a guilty conscience for stealing. On Christmas Eve. His sister notices the pork pie missing, trying to flee from consequences he runs to the door. While Joe, Pip’s brother in-law, and he are out on the hunt for escaped convicts feels guilty not telling Joe of his crime of theft from him and his sister. Pip has especially difficult time with a guilty conscience when his sister gets attacked by orlick. Indirectly, pip feels responsible for the attack, by asking Joe for a half day off work, which angers

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