Chapter 1
Pip in the graveyard near a marshy area meets the convict who demands food and a file to saw his leg iron.
Chapter 2
Pip tries to steal food ,but he is not able to get away quickly. Mrs. Joe forces him to work with the Christmas dinner threatening him with Tickler and tar-water. Early the next morning he steals brandy, food, and a file and sneaks away.

Chapter 3
He meets a convict that isn't his and is struck. He meets his convict and is kind ,but the convict gets angry again when the 1st convict is mentioned. Pip returns home.
Chapter 4
Pip is guilty and expects police waiting for him at home. He eats breakfast with Joe and then goes to church. He has Christmas dinner with his family, his well-to-do Uncle Pumblechook, and the church clerk, Mr.

Wopsle. MR. Wopsle drinks tar-water which Pip had mistakenly filled the brandy bottle with. Police burst into the house with handcuffs.

Chapter 5
THe policemen only want the handcuffs fixed and they tell they are looking for a pair of escaped convicts and PIp and Joe agree to help.

Pip worries for his convict. They find the two convicts fighting and Pip's convict falsely admits to stealing the food,brandy, and file. The convicts are taken away.

Chapter 6
Joe carries PIp home and they finish dinner. Joe tells everyone else the story. Pip is guilty he hasn't told Joe the truth.

Chapter 7
Pip is still guilty and struggles learning at MR. Wopsle's school. Pip befriends Biddy, the granddaughter of the teacher. Joe admires Pip's [poor] handwriting. Mrs.

Joe and Pumblechook tell that Ms. Havisham has agreed to have Pip over to play and they send Pip home with Mr. Pumblechook so he can get ready the next day to go to MS. Havisham's manor.

Chapter 8
The go to Satis Manor and a young girl there opens the door and sends MR.

Pumblechook away rudely. She leads him through the ornate, dark mansion to Miss Havisham's candlelit room, where the skeletal old woman waits by her mirror, wearing a faded wedding dress, surrounded by clocks stopped at twenty minutes to nine. THe girl leaves and PIp is ordered by Ms. Havisham to play and then she tells him to call Estella. Estella returns, and Miss Havisham orders her to play cards with Pip. Estella is cold and insulting, criticizing Pip's low social class and his unrefined manners.

MS. Havisham is happy to see Pip still likes Estella. Pip cries when he leaves.

Chapter 9
Pip lies to Joe, MRs. Joe, and Pumblechook about what happened inventing a wild story in which Estella feeds him cake and four immense dogs fight over veal cutlet from a silver basket.

Pip tells Joe he lied. Joe advises Pip to keep company with his own class for the present and tells him that he can succeed someday only if he takes an honest path. He thinks how common Estella would think Joe as.

Chapter 10
Pip suffers at school, a new desire for education and social standing makes him agree to take extra lessons from his sensible friend Biddy. Pip goes to the pub to bring Joe home, he sees a mysterious stranger stirring his drink with the same file Pip stole for the convict. The stranger gives Pip two pounds, which Pip later gives to Mrs.

Joe. He worries what happened with the convict will be figured out.

Chapter 11
PIp goes back to Miss Havisham's house. he is paraded in front of a group of fawning, insincere relatives visiting the dowager on her birthday. He encounters a large, dark man on the stairs, who criticizes him. He again plays cards with Estella, then goes to the garden, where he is asked to fight by a pale young gentleman.

Pip knocks the young gentleman down, and Estella allows him to give her a kiss on the cheek. He returns home, ashamed that Estella looks down on him.

Chapter 12
The fight is never mentioned again. He continues to visit regularly for the next several months, pushing Miss Havisham around in her wheelchair, relishing his time with Estella, and becoming increasingly hopeful that Miss Havisham means to raise him from his low social standing and give him a gentleman's fortune.

Miss Havisham says she will help PIp gain his apprenticeship with Joe. Pip is disapointed.

Chapter 13
Joe visits Satis House to complete Pip's apprenticeship papers; with his rough speech and crude appearance, he seems horribly out of place in the Gothic mansion. Estella laughs at him and at Pip. Miss Havisham gives Pip a gift of twenty-five pounds, and Pip and Joe go to Town Hall to confirm the apprenticeship. Joe and Mrs.

Joe take Pip out to celebrate with Pumblechook and Mr. Wopsle, but Pip is surly and angry, keenly disappointed by this turn in his life.

Chapter 14
Time passes as Pip begins working in Joe's forge; the boy slowly becomes an adolescent. He hates working as Joe's apprentice, but out of consideration for Joe's goodness, he keeps his feelings to himself. As he works, he thinks he sees Estella's face mocking him in the forge, and he longs for Satis House.
Chapter 15
Pip tries to become smarter and want to see Ms.

Havisham while Joe advises him to stay away ,but PIp does what he wants. Orlick is vicious, oafish, and hateful, and he treats Pip cruelly. When Pip was still a young child, Orlick frightened him by convincing him that the devil lived in a corner of the forge. One day, Mrs. Joe complains about Orlick taking a holiday, and she and Orlick launch into a shouting match. Mrs.

Joe gleefully calls on Joe to defend her honor, and Joe quickly defeats Orlick in the fight. Mrs. Joe faints from excitement. Pip visits Miss Havisham and learns that Estella has been sent abroad. Dejected, he allows Wopsle to take him to Pumblechook's for the evening, where they pass the time reading from a play. On the way home, Pip sees Orlick in the shadows and hears guns fire from the prison ships.

When he arrives home, he learns that Mrs. Joe has been attacked and is now a brain-damaged invalid.

Chapter 16
Pip's old guilt resurfaces when he learns that convicts—more specifically, convicts with leg irons that have been filed through—are suspected of the attack on his sister. The detectives who come from London to solve the crime are bumblers, and the identity of the attacker remains undiscovered.

Mrs. Joe, who is now unable to talk, begins to draw the letter "T" on her slate over and over, which Pip guesses represents a hammer. From this, Biddy deduces that she is referring to Orlick. Orlick is called in to see Mrs. Joe, and Pip expects her to denounce him as her attacker.

Instead, she seems eager to please Orlick and often calls for him in subsequent days by drawing a "T" on her slate.

Chapter 17
Biddy moves in to help nurse Mrs. Joe. Pip visits Satis House again and notices how bleak it is without Estella. He walks with Biddy on Sunday and confides to her his dissatisfaction with his place in life. Although he seems to be attracted to Biddy, he tells her the secret of his love for Estella.

When Biddy advises him to stay away from Estella, Pip is angry with her, but he still becomes very jealous when Orlick begins trying to flirt with her.

Chapter 18
Wopsle talks about a murder case and the large man, Jaggers a lawyer, that Pip had seen at the Satis house the other days asks for details introduces himself and goes home with Joe and Pip.Here, he explains that Pip will soon inherit a large fortune. His education as a gentleman will begin immediately.

Pip will move to London and become a gentleman, he says, but the person who is giving him the fortune wishes to remain secret: Pip can never know the name of his benefactor. Pip's fondest wish has been realized, and he assumes that his benefactor must be Miss Havisham—after all, he first met Jaggers at her house, and his tutor will be Matthew Pocket, her cousin. Joe seems deflated and sad to be losing Pip, and he refuses Jaggers's condescending offer of money. Biddy is also sad, but Pip adopts a snobbish attitude and thinks himself too good for his surroundings. Still, when Pip sees Joe and Biddy quietly talking together that night, he feels sorry to be leaving them.

Chapter 19
Pip's snobbery is back in the morning, however, as he allows the tailor to grovel over him when he goes in for a new suit of clothes.

Pip even allows Pumblechook to take him out to dinner and ingratiate himself. He tries to comfort Joe, but his attempt is obviously forced, and Biddy criticizes him for it. Preparing to leave for London, he visits Miss Havisham one last time; based on her excitement and knowledge of the details of his situation, Pip feels even more certain that she is his anonymous benefactor. After a final night at Joe's house, Pip leaves for London in the morning, suddenly full of regret for having behaved so snobbishly toward the people who love him most.