Great Expectations: Pip’s Character Development & Analysis

In Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, Pip goes through an initiation consisting of a series of ordeals that force him to mature or suffer the consequences. As Pip experiences the different standards of living, his expectations increase. Pip’s inclination to act like a gentlemen causes him to spend prodigiously, forget the value of true friendship, and…

East India Company: History & Development & Growth 1750-1776

A chartered company was an organization of merchants who were the recipients of a royal charter, granting them the exclusive right to trade as a monopoly in specific areas of the world.[i] The significance of chartered companies was their role in the development of colonization and imperialism.[ii] As the only domestic organization in their specific…