Pip is getting used to being a blacksmith. Pip goes and studies in the kitchen, while Biddy is listening him read aloud. Pip tries to express his emotions and his feelings to Biddy. Pip tells Biddy that he wants to be a gentleman. Biddy tells him not to wish for something that is not possible. Pip tells her about Estella and Biddy tells him he has no chance. Pip expresses that if he was in love with Biddy there would be no problem.