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There's Always a TWIST: How Nancy Challenges the Archetype of the London Prostitute in Oliver Twist

In the slums of 1830s London, coming across the token scavengers, costermongers, pickpockets, street Arabs, and prostitutes was part and parcel of living in a metropolis so densely populated and increasingly divided. 1,059 more words

stuck in the middle

This week in class, we focused on Oliver Twist. It was my first time reading the novel, and although some parts of it were definitely lengthy, the novel overall was intriguing. 402 more words

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The Nintendo Book Tag

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I was tagged by Abooknerd13 to do The Nintendo tag!! Thank you so much!! I am late (terribly late…) posting this but I really enjoyed it! 637 more words

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Happy Birthday Charles Dickens! #amreading #amreviewing Oliver Twist

Today’s a very special day for English literature. On this day, 7th February, in 1812 , Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

On this special day, I’d like to suggest you read one of his novels, so I’m including my ‘special tribute review’ of… 612 more words

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7th February - On This Day In History

Born:

1812 Charles Dickens (classical author – Oliver Twist, David Copperfield)

Died:

2015 Billy Casper (golfer – three times PGA Player of the Year)

On This Day: 41 more words

5 Novels by Charles Dickens that Dazzled Us

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another,” Charles Dickens remarked once. If we care for that standard, Charles Dickens – a colossus standing tall over the literary firmament – is one of the most ‘useful’ people of all time! 209 more words

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February 7, 1812: A Very Umble Person

Little Charles Dickens knew the adversity he would later write so effectively about. Born February 7, 1812, he attended school in Portsmouth during his early years but was sent to work in a factory in 1824 at the age of 12, when his father was thrown into debtors’ prison. 411 more words

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