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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 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 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 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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    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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    Biographical Summary Charles Dickens, a classic novelist , was born in Portsmouth England on February 7, 1812. Charles was born to John and Elizabeth Dickens whom were fortunate enough to send Charles to a private school at the age of nine. However, later on Charles’ father , inspiration for the character of Mr. Micawber in another of Charles’ classics David Copperfield was imprisoned for bad debt . The imprisonment resulted in the rest of the Dickens family moving to Marshalsea and Charles’…

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    Charles Dickens Issues

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    The next issue that Dickens focuses on is the social problems of industrialization. Dickens is known to be one of the novelists who wrote and commented on the social matters of Victorian England in his novels. Hard Times which is no exception, captures contemporary social matters. These contemporary issues are discussed by John D. Baird. The author of "Divorce and Matrimonial Causes": An Aspect of "Hard Times". He argues that these issues are “woven deeply into the texture of the narrative; so…

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    3. Serial novels / 19th c. fiction In this section I am going to explain how important and relevant the serialization in Dickens´works is. As the Norton Anthology of English Literature says “The Victorian era was a period of dramatic change that brought England to its highest point of development as a world power. The rapid growth of London, from a population of 2 million when Victoria came to the throne to one of 6.5 million by the time of Victoria's death, indicates the dramatic transition…

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