We Britons had at that time particularly settled that it was treasonable to doubt our having and our being the best of everything: otherwise, while I was scared by the immensity of London, I think I might have had some faint doubts whether it was not rather ugly, crooked, narrow, and dirty.
Read chapters 20-22 (ch. 1, 2, and 3 of Volume II) of Great Expectations and then compare Pip’s experience so far in London with his expectations of it. What message might Dickens be trying to convey to the reader thereby? Be sure to use specific details from the text to support your opinions. Don’t forget that you need to follow the rules of standard written English in all your writing for English class, even your short comments on the Great Expectations blog!
Be sure also that you respond to at least one other comment in this thread.
Also, as you read, look for and mark with a sticky note any passages you think are discussion-worthy!