All The Year Round Analysis

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This book was originally published in chapters (from December 1860 to August 1861) in All the Year Round, a weekly magazine edited by Dickens. When it was divided in three volumes, it went through five editions in just one year. This system made literature work more affordable and accessible to almost any social class, something that Dickens was really concerned about. Now, the whole novel has fifty nine chapters and is divided into three sections of about twenty chapters each. This organization helps to make people understand the three stages of the development of the protagonist. It is curious that Dickens himself appears at the end of the first and second volume to indicate that is the end of that part saying: “This is the end of the first
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