Great expectations and dating service
The convict scares Pip into stealing food and a file.Early on Christmas morning Pip returns with the file, a pie and brandy, though he fears that he will be punished.Pip returns to Satis Hall to visit Estella and encounters Bentley Drummle, who has also come to see her and now has Orlick as his servant.Pip accuses Miss Havisham of misleading him about his benefactor.
A year or two later, Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who still wears her old wedding dress and lives as a recluse in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Mr Pumblechook, a relation of the Gargerys, to find a boy to visit her.
Later, at an Assembly Ball in Richmond, Pip witnesses Estella meeting Bentley Drummle and warns her about him; she replies that she has no qualms about entrapping him.
A week after he turns 23 years old, Pip learns that his benefactor is the convict he encountered in the churchyard, Abel Magwitch, who had been transported to New South Wales after that escape.
Herbert and Pip have previously met at Satis Hall, where Herbert was rejected as a playmate for Estella.
He tells Pip how Miss Havisham was defrauded and deserted by her fiancé.
Pip visits Miss Havisham and falls in love with her adopted daughter Estella.