A Tale Of Two Cities, Bleak House And Great Expectations, By Charles Dickens

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As it approaches December, many people who celebrate Christmas recall a story by the name of A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens. Though this is one of Charles Dickens’ more popular stories, he wrote many other tales in his life, some of them are David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Bleak House and Great Expectations (Collins). Charles Dickens, an author who grew up in England, had a long life, a long career and wrote many stories which are enjoyed to this day Born February 7, 1812 as Charles John Huffam Dickens in England to John Dickens and Elizabeth Barrow, Charles and his family grew up poor but they were still happy. They later moved to Chatham, Kent (Biography). Due to his family being poor, Charles left school and went to do factory work and his father was put in prison for debt (Collins). Dickens stayed at a boarding home while his family moved to be close to his father, who was in prison (Marks 9). After Dickens ' father got out of prison and he could go back to school, Dickens attended Wellington House Academy where he practiced writing which would eventually become his career (Poetry). These effects that Dickens felt from working in his early life show up in his writings. These writings show orphan life and adopted family life (Marks 9). During his first years, Dickens was a freelance reporter for courts, later her reported for two major news papers (Biography). Dickens worked with Parliament but he didn 't get paid when Parliament wasn’t in…

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