What Role Does Criminality And Justice Play In The Victorian Era

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Criminality and justice played a big role in the Victorian Era and Dickens knew it, that's why in the book we see how unfair trials where. We also see how social class was very important for the people who had crimes. In the book some characters that didn't deserve to be in jail where and the bad people were let free. In Great Expectations, it is clear thats Charles Dickens takes a critical stance against Victorian era criminality and justice. He didn't like how the prisoners were treated and the conditions that they were in, also some of the people there didn't even do anything really bad enough for them to be scented to death. In the Victorian Era and in Great Expectations the judges were unfair, the court conditions and the crimes people

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