Young Havisham’s name was Arthur. Compeyson is the man who professed to be Miss Havisham’s lover.
There have been many revelations in this evening’s reading, especially in chapter 42. Discuss these new developments and how they might alter our understanding of some of the major themes of the novel, as we have discussed them so far. Some themes to consider are:
- appearance v. reality
- guilt and shame
- nature v. nurture
As always, be sure to include many text-based details to support your opinions and follow all the rules of standard written English. In addition, remember to respond to at least one other comment in this thread.