Estella

Estella Havisham (best known in literature simply as Estella) is a significant character in the Charles Dickens novel, Great Expectations.

Though she never knows it herself, Estella is the child of the lawyer Jaggers’s maidservant Molly, a gypsy at that time, and Abel Magwitch.

I am what you have made me. Take all the praise, take all the blame; take all the success, take all the failure; in short, take me.

I am what you have made me. Take all the praise, take all the blame; take all the success, take all the failure; in short, take me.

2019-04-11T07:06:47+01:00Categories: Great Expectations|Tags: |

Moths, and all sorts of ugly creatures hover about a lighted candle. Can the candle help it?

Moths, and all sorts of ugly creatures hover about a lighted candle. Can the candle help it?

2019-04-25T07:14:38+01:00Categories: Great Expectations|Tags: |

I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.

I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.

2019-04-14T20:19:44+01:00Categories: Great Expectations|Tags: |

There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth.

There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth.

2019-04-14T20:11:43+01:00Categories: Great Expectations|Tags: , |

In a word, it was impossible for me to separate her, in the past or in the present, from the innermost life of my life.

In a word, it was impossible for me to separate her, in the past or in the present, from the innermost life of my life.

2019-04-07T09:22:15+01:00Categories: Great Expectations|Tags: , |