Theme Of Poverty In Oliver Twist

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Oliver Twist, with the Theme of Poverty Oliver Twist is the second novel after Pickwick. Written by Charles Dickens, this novel has given so much to society. There are so much things that we can learn from all the themes. Well, there are a lot of themes in this novel, but poverty is a very important theme in this book. Inspired by his own life, he had nailed to illustrate the lives of the poor in Victorian England and attack the New Poor Law of 1834. Charles Dickens did not have a happy childhood. He had been through a lot of problems and experienced the lowest point when he was just twelve years old. He got to see his father arrested and put to jail for failure to pay debt. But, it did not end there. What was the worst of all? Poor Charles had to do labors in blackening factory where he met Fagin the man that has inspired Charles to name a villain character after his name, though in reality Fagin was a nice guy who had showed him kindness and the darker side of life. These reasons support his ability to feel the novel and express every obstacle – especially related to poverty – in a dynamic way. Poverty is shown or expressed in several aspects of the novel. First, we can find poverty in the environment that Oliver finds when he gets to London. He does not find the rich environment. Instead of being with people from the aristocratic or wealthy environment, he was found and taken by Fagin, the poor man who steals for survival. Poverty also is pictured when the innocent
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