Suggested Questions For Uncle Pumblechook
How do you see your role in Pip’s life, and what motivates you to help him at various points in the novel?
What do you think is the most important quality for a businessman to have, and how did you develop that quality over the course of your career?
Some critics have argued that your character is a parody of the middle class in Victorian society. How do you respond to this criticism, and do you feel that your character accurately reflects the values and attitudes of the middle class in that time period?
Looking back on your life, what do you think were the most important lessons you learned, and how did they shape your worldview and your treatment of others?