Dickens. The novel A Christmas Carol is about an old grumpy man called Ebenezer Scrooge. Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy workaholic, is visited by three ghosts, and learns the error of his ways by becoming a warm, caring man. Pip is a village orphan brought up roughly by his unmotherly sister (her bosom bristles with pins the wife of gentle blacksmith Joe Gargery. Brownlow, whom he is supposed to have robbed, recognizes Olivers innate goodness and takes him into his home. Dickens then wrote two nonfiction books one Barnaby Rudge, the other Martin Chuzlewit. Good eventually defeats evil, and Oliver inherits the heaven of respectable middle-classness, hardly a radical solution to a novel that trumpets its social criticism.
Loutish Orlick, Joes other apprentice, for example, seems to function as Pips alter ego when he attacks his uncaring sister, Mrs. Our Mutual Friend that the urchin Sloppy, who turns the washer-womans mangle, is a beautiful reader of a newspaper, because He do the police in different voices, one can laugh yet be respectful. The story of his childhood degradation was also the source of his relentless, even desperate, creative energy and the core of the central myth he created of lost and violated childhood. Perhaps in no other large body of fiction does the reader receive so strong and agreeable impression of the person behind the story. Dickens's novels first appeared in monthly installments, including Oliver Twist, which depicts the London underworld. The text pays little attention to his work; however, his romantic life looms far larger. Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth, England on February 7, 1812 to John and Elizabeth Dickens.
Then, at 24, Dickens became famous and was so until he died. In his life, Charles Dickens wrote 15 great novels and several short stories. He died on June 9th, 1870. Other sources for this are probably his period sentimentality and his resounding anti-intellectualismhe was, above all, an instinctive performer and semieducated improviser, the master of the carnival, a self-made man who thought he had a few hard-won truths to tell but who, unconsciously, revealed considerably. Dickens was the first mainstream nineteenth century writer to reach out to hundreds of thousands of lower-class semiliterate readers, for whom he retained a conscientious concern that was only partly paternalistic: When one reads. Some years later, a lawyer named Jaggers appears at the smithy with the news that Pip, now Joes apprentice, has been left a fortune and is to become a gentleman. Dickens is one of the accidental giants of literature: Only William Shakespeare has commanded anything like the same level of both extraordinary popularity and critical esteem. Dickens also produced and acted in small theaters to give public readings a good essay on friendship of his work.10. Sikes tries to seal Olivers degradation and his power over him by employing him on a housebreaking expedition. The works Dickens made later in his life would turn out to be some of his best. Since Dickens took is real life situations and transformed them into writings, many of his books were like autobiographies.