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It is more conventional in such a case to bracket the title with commas.Originally Posted by Ayed
- The novel, Great Expectations, depicts the life of English society and illustrates a clash of classes--high versus low.
You might also mention the era in which the novel is set. (It's not about English society today but English society more than 100 years ago.)
I don't really know what is intended by instinct of crucial events. :?