Annotated Bibliography For The Theme Of T Treatment Of The Poor

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Annotated bibliography for the theme of t treatment of the poor in Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles. Oliver Twists Cambridge university press. London 1917 print.
Charles was a British novelist from Portsmouth, England. He was the second of eight children. Charles Dickens grew up in somewhat of a middle class family. Dickens mother was an aspired to be schoolteacher and director. While his father was a naval clerk. At the age of twelve Charles Dickens father sent to prison for debt . As a result of that Dickens was forced to leave school to work at boat – blocking factory. In the novel Oliver Twist, Oliver is a poor orphan who is being mistreated since birth because he is poor. The treatment Oliver receives is brutal and cruel. In the novel, Oliver is being starved, beaten, overwork, bullied and put in solitary confinement because of his social class in society. Also in the novel, it shows how the poor were being taking advantage of. For instance, Fagan tries to turn Oliver into a criminal by teaching him to pickpockets and then sell off what he steals. Charles Dickens was also mistreated like Oliver after his father went to prison and he had to work long hours in the blocking factory to pay his family debts. Many times Dickens was afraid that he could end up living on the streets like many other children. During that time children that lived on the streets were recruited to be robbers and pickpockets. Dickens illustrates that in novel when Oliver…

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