Suggested Questions For Bentley
How did your upbringing and social status shape your attitudes towards women, particularly towards Estella and other women in your life?
How did your experiences as a soldier in India affect your worldview and your treatment of others?
Do you feel any remorse for the way you treated Pip and other characters in the novel? If so, what would you do differently if given the chance?
Your character is often seen as a symbol of the oppressive and misogynistic attitudes of the upper classes in Victorian England. How do you respond to this criticism, and do you think it is a fair portrayal of your character?