Pip is completely shattered from the news. It was the first death he had encountered in his adult life. He believes Orlick was the cause of her death. Pip is at the funeral all the family members act like they would usually. Afterwards, Joe and Pip talk about old times. Soon Pip and Biddy do the same and Pip learns the last word Mrs Joe said was “Pip”. Pip also finds out Orlick has been too close to biddy and gets angry.. Pip then says he will come home often and take care of everyone although Biddy doesn’t believe him. Pip is annoyed at Biddy for thinking that. Biddy gives Pip milk and bread for the trip back and apologises for hurting his feelings. Pip leaves and promises to be back soon.