Charles Dickens ' A Great Writer

1105 Words Oct 18th, 2015 5 Pages
Alex Broussard Broussard 1
Coach Masson
English 2/ hour 3
8 October 2015

Remembering Charles Dickens Charles Dickens is a famous author who wrote numerous books which were enjoyed by many throughout the years. His books are known xquisite characters and real-life settings. Charles experienced difficult times as a young boy (“Charles Dickens” par. 7). These difficult times followed him throughout his life. He uses ideas from these struggles to express his feelings through the books he writes. The many struggles of Charles Dickens’ early childhood greatly influenced his writing, making him a great novelist from the Victorian times. Charles Dickens had many early life struggles. His father was always in and out of debt and eventually went to jail for it. Charles quit school after his 12th birthday and worked in a factory putting labels on shoe polish, so he could make money for himself and his family (Merriman par. 4). “Charles was sent to work in Warren’s blacking factory and endured appalling conditions as well as loneliness and despair” (“Charles Dickens 1812-1870” par. 2). The other workers in the factory would mistreat him because of his father being in debt and made him feel lower class (Merriman par. 5). The work was hard and the way he was treated by others was horrible. Charles went into a state of depression. During this time, he lived in a boarding house with an old family friend named Elizabeth Roylance (“Charles…
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