A character in Great Expectations who handles Pip’s finances and oversees the young man’s training to become a gentleman. It is Mr. Jaggers who first informs Pip that he is the beneficiary of a large amount of money, thus changing the course of Pip’s life. When Matilda avoids drowning by clinging to a floating log in Mister Pip, she refers to it as “Mr. Jaggers” because it saves her life and serves as the initial means by which she leaves Bougainville, thus beginning her new life.
The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Jaggers appears in Mr. Pip. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.