I was ten years old when I became a thief. More than 60 years later, I learned that thievery ran in my blood.
My 4th great grandfather, John Pippen, born in England in 1702, was caught stealing, possibly for food to stay alive. 552 more words
Oliver Twist was Charles Dickens’ second novel. No longer is the plot disconnected and episodic like in The Pickwick Papers, but Oliver Twist has a much tighter focus and a stream-lined plot compared to its predecessor, while still possessing a few irrelevant, but interesting episodes (such as the humorous marriage of the arrogant beedle that tormented Oliver in his childhood, Mr. 477 more words