Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens

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Charles Dickens, the author of Oliver Twist. Charles Dickens was born on February 7th, 1812 in Landport, England, and then died on June 9th, 1870 in Kent, England. In his 58 years of life he made a collection of books that are still famous today; although it was not until 1836 that he started to come to fame when he published The Pickwick Papers. One of the many books he published was Oliver Twist and this story was one that he related too, because like this story Dickens had little education as a child and had to work as a child after his father was thrown into prison; however like the story goes he did not give up and made the most out of the life that he had (“Life of Charles Dickens”). The book Oliver Twist is a story about a young boy named Oliver Twist. Oliver is an orphan that everyone sees as a nuisance that is too naive to ever be more than just a hungry little boy. Unfortunately Oliver was abused from everyone that was older or in a higher ranking position than him, however, this was not uncommon almost every poor person was abused by the middle class or anyone that had more than an empty stomach to their name. Just like the different types of classes that are present today in this book, they had the same four classes then the upper class, middle class, working class, and the lower class; and each one of these classes influenced the world differently. An example of the upper class in Oliver Twist is The Board Watch, a group of old gentleman, that give…
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