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Identify and Explain Key Quotations in 'Great Expectations'

In this worksheet, students will identify and evaluate key quotes from 'Great Expectations'

'Identify and Explain Key Quotations in 'Great Expectations'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   AQA, Pearson Edexcel, OCR,

Curriculum topic:   The 19th Century Novel, 19th Century Novel, 19th Century Prose

Curriculum subtopic:   Great Expectations

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In the exam, you will need to be able to select key quotations and say something about what these reveal about a character or a theme.

You will need to be able to choose quotations from the whole novel, to support your ideas about themes or characters.


This activity will help you to revise some of the most important quotations from 'Great Expectations.'


We will practise:


Identifying who is speaking in particular quotations

Identifying what key quotations tell us about a character

Identifying which themes might be explored in a given quotation


You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples. These quotations are for reference only.

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