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    Poverty In Charles Dickens

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    “Christmas is a poor excuse every 25th of December to pick a man’s pockets.” The writing of Charles Dickens often shows that people use their condition to make people feel bad and give money to them. Poverty plays a major roll in Dickens writings, he shows people that no matter how a person appears, you should treat them with the same respect that you treat yourself with. The people of Victorian London in that time didn’t have all the things that we have today, they had to play in alleys, while we play in our yards and they had to dress with what we considered rags, while we can choose whatever we want to wear. Beggars were seen all over the streets of London, they wore filthy clothes and never showered their bodies, so the streets always…

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    many writers and thinkers. Among them, some are realists, such as George Meredith, Thomas Hardy, Charles Reade and George Borrow, and others are satirists and social reformers as William M. Thackeray, Benjamin…

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    Charles Dickens Guilt

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    person who ever lived has committed a crime at some point because these crimes are what make us human. Guilt almost always follows behind a crime and makes people realize the mistake made. It’s the emotionally strong people who can take responsibility to the crime and make it right. Charles Dickens, has sculpted his book “Great Expectations” around the idea of crime and guilt along with how his characters handle guilt. The statement Dickens is trying to present is, everyone in their life…

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    Charles Dickens Modernism

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    Many people have opinions over what makes you more entitled than the next. You get this snobbishness between the periods in literature. Most have debated who was able to have a richer more substantial literary life and whom has influenced it’s readers to greater things. Many need to ask themselves, “Who makes the greater social impact?” the Victorians or the writers in the 20th century, the Modernists. Many things can help the writers and novelists to preach to a wider audience. Contrary to…

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    Charles Dickens Morality

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    REPRESENTATION OF CRIMINAL CHARACTERS Charles Dickens writes about the lower classes and the activities in the underbelly of London society.We see some characters doing illegal,nasty and sometimes horrifying things,yet Dickens is careful to give at least some of these lower-class characters a code of ethics ,adding realism and respectability.The character that perhaps best embodies such a code of ethics is Nancy,and looking closely at her scenes can lend great insight into our reading of Oliver…

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    Dickens makes a positive aura around the Christmas feeling as of Stave 1, he makes the Stave full of energy as when Scrooge wakes up he is suddenly buzzing with energy and is as “light as a feather” and runs to the window where a young boy is shocked to know that Scrooge doesn’t know what day it is. Scrooge pays the boy to get the poultries and to buy the prize turkey which he delivers to Bob Cratchits as anonymous. The Stave is significant to the story as it shows that if someone as miserly as…

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    Charles (John Huffam) Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth, United Kingdom ("Charles (John Huffam) Dickens." DISCovering Authors). Dickens had an overall harsh childhood with his father (John Dickens) constantly being sent to debtors prison for living beyond his means ("Charles (John Huffam) Dickens." DISCovering Authors). Since his father was imprisoned and his mother lived with her husband in prison, Dickens was forced to live in poverty and hunger in a rented room ("Charles…

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    Charles Dickens Charles Dickens has been avoiding oblivion for 200 years. His writing has baffled, enthralled, and completely captivated his readers from the moment the works were published.Why? His writings were so unbelievably interesting and relatable that all social classes would do their best and get a copy of his works. On top of all social classes enjoying his work, his work was also enjoyed and waited upon by two entire countries, the United States of America and England. Due to the…

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    The Influential Power of Charles Dickens Every so often, a writer of incomparable talent comes and leaves their mark on the world. People like William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, and Stephen King, for example, have used the written art form to create masterpieces that transcend time and are immortalized in the consciousness of people of all races and time periods. Classics such as, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Romeo and Juliet and The Hobbit are all novels that most people, regardless of…

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    yourself or maybe even someone that you know. Charles Dickens himself had financial issues all throughout his childhood, resulting in a childhood that would not be as enjoyable as mine or yours today. During this time period, Dickens says “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times”(Dickens, 1859). You could imagine how depressing of a time period this must have been for him to have undergone while his father was in and out of a debtors prison due…

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