The Old Curiousity Shop Book Summary and Study Guide

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Little Nell and her useless grandfather escape from the shrewd, mean, humuorous dwarf Mr Quilp. Quilp has taken over their antique shop, due to the grandfathers gambling debts.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   British Other aspects:    -   story of the poor Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Strong "rags to riches" component?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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