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The fantastic Expectations of Human Nature Charles Dickens usedGreat Expectations as a forum for presenting his own views of human nature. This essay will explore friendship, generosity, love, cruelty and other aspects of human character presented by Dickens more than 100 Decades ago. Friendship was one of the human traits Dickens enjoyed. Herbert was a genuine friend to Pip. Moving to London could have been trying if Herbert had not eased Pip's transition to the city. Herbert informed Pip of Miss Havisham's story when nobody else would tell it. When Magwitch came and mortified Pip, Herbert was there talk what was done. Herbert has been an integral part in the design and execution of Magwitch's escape. Herbert even saved Pip's lifetime from Orlick's powerful grasp. By linking fellowship with good deeds and characters, Dickens made it known that he admired friendships. Another human trait which Dickens appreciated was generosity. This trait arose in Magwitch and Pip. Magwitch, the starved convict, was eternally grateful to Pip for bringing him food at the opening of the book. Magwitch reimbursed Pip's kindness by opening a door to the young man's dreams. Pip guessed his dear friend, Herbert, wouldn't become wealthy so Pip took some of the money he was getting from Magwitch and utilized it as a stipend at Herbert's behalf. By doing this, Pip precipitated Herbert becoming a partner in a prosperous business. Having characters donate money and gain from it, Dickens hauled the goodness of jealousy. To Dickens, the most noble of human characte...