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    A Christmas Carol is a short novel by Charles Dickens, published for the first time in 1843 that takes place in the Victorian London. The main characters are Scrooge, Jacob Marley, The Ghost of Christmas Past, The Ghost of Christmas Present, and The Ghost of Christmas Future. But other characters can also be found such as Fred, Scrooge’s nephew; Fezziwig, who was Scrooge’s mentor; Belle, a woman who Scrooge loved; Bob Cratchit; Scrooge’s clerk, and others. The story begins by stating Marley’s…

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    MLA citation of novel: Salinger, J. D. the Catcher in the Rye. Little, Brown and Company: 1951 Genre: The genre of this novel is realistic fiction or coming-of-age fiction. The novel is about a teenage boy going through life. It goes over the many things that teens face. It focuses on the angst of teenagers. Historical lens analysis: The book was published after World War II. Soldiers coming back from the war had psychological issues. I think that Holden was a character based on the…

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    Reed Newkirk Mrs. Schroeder English 4 Honors January 26, 2018 Pride and prejudice. Contrary to the personality readers receive when Jane Austen first describes him, Mr. Wickham proves to be the most deceitful character in the novel. Mr. Wickham comes up with a story about his & Mr. Darcy's’ past; a story of why is he is a poor foot soldier now. He uses his story to try and get the other characters in the novel to pity him, and at the same time remorse and become disapproving of Mr. Darcy.…

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    Hurst of Hurstcote E. Nesbit’s short story, “Hurst of Hurstcote”, is an eerie tale that takes place in England. The short story had a confusing start, but the further I got into it, the more it started to make sense. The narrator, Bernard, tells the story of his old friend John Hurst, who would later become John Hurst of Hurstcote, the owner of one of the nicest mansions in England. John attended Oxford and was not particularly popular with the other guys because of his strange infatuation with…

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    The novel Great Expectations is often used to showcase Dicken’s use of symbols not only for the great number that can be identified throughout the novel but also becauee of how effective these numerous symbols are in conveying a deeper meaning that may not be visible at first sight. Charles Dickens uses three types of symbols within his story Great Expectations: Objects such as a rotting bridal cake or the mists on the marshes, people such as Joe Gargery and Bentley Drummie, and things that one…

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    novel begins, Pip encounters a convict named Magwitch while visiting the graves of his family. Magwitch scares Pip into giving him some food and a file to release himself from the shackles on his leg. Dickens uses several literary devices such as imagery, style, and point of view to recreate this scene in the readers mind. One important aspect of how Dickens develops and portrays his characters is imagery. From the passage, the reader can infer that Magwitch is an escaped convict. “A fearful…

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    Great Expectations is such a significant novel in English literature that is being studied and praised to this day. Through Pip’s life, Charles Dickens portrays several themes from social standings to suffering which allows the reader to appeal to several of his themes. A theme which stands out from the rest is that one cannot find true happiness from changing who they are. This theme is quite universal considering how many people are influenced to change themselves based upon societal standards…

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    Pygmalion Social class Essay Thought the play we notice how social class affects the interactions between the characters and the way they classify a person just by what they have not the quality of person they are. Mr. Higgins a man of may with the best payed education is the mentor of Liza. He who has had the best education and belongs to an upper social class, but as a human being has no manners and no education at all. And liza a poor innocent flower poor who dreams of…

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    Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens focuses on an orphan child, Oliver who is very poor and in an orphanage that didn't actually care for any of the kids there. Then when Oliver asked the cook for more food and fled to the streets of London when he wasn't given the food he asked for. Later on Oliver met Artful Dodger who leads him to Fagin and his “gang” of pickpockets. The orphanage hears about Oliver's escape and go into the streets of London to retrieve Oliver and bring him back to the orphanage…

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    up, he keeps this secret, and once Pip and Magwitch, the ex-convict, meet again, he still keeps the secret. Originally, Pip kept this secret mostly for no one to discover how he helped Magwitch, however, he does, “divulge this…

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