Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph Book Summary and Study Guide

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    Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas Carol", "Oliver Twist", and "David Copperfield", which are still required reading in most literature courses. Charles Dickens often dealt with the subject of poverty. In Victorian England, which is when Dickens was at the height of his popularity, most poor people spent a great deal of their lives in debtor's prison, and most children were forced to go to work in the coal mines, which were dangerous and unhealthy. Dickens was a social reformer.
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   writer Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1600-1899

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   prison Century:    -   19th century

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   thoughtful If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A ton 16-20 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   26-50% of book

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