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    Introduction, Charles John Huffam Dickens; (7 February 1812-9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th century critics and scholars had recognized him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity. School-jobs, Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school

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    towards her Maker" (Oliver Twist, Dickens 302 revised). Throughout Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens uses his characters and props to symbolize purity, even though the environment would seem to denote everything and everyone. Incontro-vertibly, some certainly conform to their environment; for example, as part of the lower class, Fagin and Sikes turn to thieving, lying, and even murder, instead of earning an honest living. Throughout the first half of the book, Dickens leads one to believe Nancy follows

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    Charles Dickens, a most well-known and loved British author of a large number of works that are now classics, was the foremost writer and public celebrity of the nineteenth century, he used his personal experiences and hard times that he lived through as inspiration to write about his stories. During the time of his career in writing, he wrote the well-known and most loved classics, A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities

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    Charles Dickens was born on February seventh 1812. He was sent to school at the age of nine which was lucky for him, but was soon taken out because his father, John Dickens was imprisoned for bad debt. Charles’s entire family, except for Charles, was sent to Marshalsea. Charles on the other hand was sent to work at Warren’s blacking factory. During these three years he faced loneliness and despair. After these three years, he was returned back to school but these years of his life were never forgotten

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    Charles Dickens Biography

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    attention to the childhood cruelty, the less fortunate in an English society, and the unwealthy dysfunctional families of the early Victorian time period. Charles Dickens reflects these and other issues as he brings to life the realism of writing. While others were writing about the way things should be, rather than the way things were, Dickens was challenging these ideas, and argued that paupers and criminals were not evil at birth. This was an act of rebellion, for he in fact was showing the Victorian

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    Charles Dickens Struggles

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    author Charles Dickens, and he, one of many times, chronicles the ideals of social classes in his acclaimed 1860-1861 work entitled Great Expectations. The novel follows the narration of Pip Pirrup and his progression from being a blacksmith's apprentice in the poor marshes of Kent to his unusual situation where he is given the

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    3.03b Charles Dickens

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    Charles Dickens Questions 1. From the biography, what incident changed Dickens' life and helped to shape him as a writer? · His father was imprisoned and he was forced to work at Warren’s Blacking Factory 2. How old do you think Pip is? · Seven 3. Quote the specific language in the selection that leads you to this conclusion. · “As I never saw my father or my mother, and never saw any likeness of either of them (for their days were long before the days of photographs), my first fancies regarding

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    Charles Dickens Ambition

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    goal, he comes to the realization that his ambition did not bring him any happiness. In Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Dickens portrays how different social groups are delineated in the Victorian Era, 19th century England. In the novel, Dickens closely follows the inner growth of a protagonist from his childhood as an indigent to middle age as he commutes with the wealthy. Dickens effectively elucidates how social class has a direct connection to moral behavior, how one develops shame of his

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    be correlated to Dickens own personal life where Pip works unhappily in a forge while struggling to better his education. This is something Dickens did himself at the age of 12 , and again at 15 when he was forced to work to support his family, putting his education on hold. As a young boy, Dickens dreamed of being a gentleman just as Pip did. The great success Dickens accomplished in his later life may have been a source of guilt, as he started off with nothing to his name. Dickens was born in the

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    Charles Dickens was a famous writer from the Victorian Era. His works were so detailed and descriptive, one his most famous the A Christmas Carol is one of the most iconic books today. Most of Dickens characters were real people who made an impact on his life. His writing helped stop child labor and abusement; even Queen Victoria valued his books and stories. Charles Dickens was an amazing novelist who used his early life experiences to turn them into breathtaking novels. Charles will forever be

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