"Dickens-to-Go: Conscience is a dreadful [and slippery] thing"

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 11:10

The Dickens Project

Summer Star, Associate Professor of English at San Francisco State University, shares a passage from 'Great Expectations' about moral consciousness. She describes it as "one of the most brilliant, humorous, and physical allegories for moral discomfort I have ever encountered: having a slice of buttered bread down one's pant leg."