Miss Havisham invites Pip over to be Estella's playmate. Estella, though beautiful and rich, is prideful and full of herself. She becomes the false light that leads Pip into his own discontentness.
Jaggers comes to tell Pip that he has recieved great expectations. Pip will be be removed from his old way of life and will find a new, lavish one in London. On recieving these, Pip begins the process of breaking out of his seed and blooming into a gentleman.
The convict, whom Pip helped out in the churchyard, turns out to be the true benefactor. Magwitch, the convict, promised to repay Pip for his kindness if he should make a good fortune. Pip was sickened by the thought that he was using the money given to him by a man of so low class.