The Parish Boy 's Progress And Is The Second Novel By Charles Dickens

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Oliver Twist could also be known as The Parish Boy 's Progress and is the second novel by Charles Dickens. This novel was first published as a serial in 1837–39, but was originally published in England, in 1846. The main characters are Oliver, Fagin, Nancy, Rose Maylie, Mr. Brownlow, Mr. Bumble, Mr. Sowerberry, Mr. Gamfield, Dodger, and Bill Sikes. This story is of an orphan named Oliver Twist. He experiences a miserable existence in a workhouse and later is placed with an undertaker. Dickens is known for his work to have unromantic portrayal of criminals with their sordid lives. Dickens also exposes cruel treatment that many orphans experience in London during the era the novel took place. Dickens, we could consider him as a man of rich…show more content…
The book lies in the revelation of those moral, personal, and political instincts that helped make-up his character along with his support of being a literary genius. Oliver Twist is by far the most depressing of all the books Dickens has wrote. Although the novels ugliness gives the novel a taste of honesty to give it a spontaneous and splendid output. Dickens had readers laughing with his first great story Pickwick and then having Oliver Twist as his encore of his novels. Although Dickens did have this other kind of energy which was horrible, uncanny, and barbaric. Dickens liked this energy and using it in his work most the time. Dickens is close to all the permanent human things and religion. He is allied to the people of the real poor, who love nothing so much as to talk about funerals and drinking a cheerful glass. His gloom and gaiety are the mark of religion and democracy and a mark him off from the moderate happiness of philosophers. Which created stoicism which is the virtue and the creed of aristocrats. In March 1832, Dickens became a journalist and after serving on two newspapers and he gained experience as a parliamentary reporter. In 1834, he joined the prominent Morning Chronicle and got a reputation for being one of the most fastest and the most accurate reporter in London. Also in addition to his metropolitan era of his life, he had an assignment that took him all over
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