Charles Dickens lived and what it was like. Charles is known as one of the greatest writers of all
time. Best known for his work such as A Christmas Carol which has been made into a movie,
well many movies. As well as Great Expectations and A Tale Of Two Cities. In my research
paper you will learn how one of the greatest writers who had a very rough childhood struggled
in the beginning before making a name for himself. How he went from working at a very young
and how he survived the tough times in his cultural and history. How he became editor at
Bentley's Miscellany to becoming the writer he is today. This is the life story of Charles Dickens. Biography Charles Dickens was born to the parents of John and Elizabeth Dickens on February 7, 1812 in Landport, Portsea. Charles had an older brother named Frances and younger siblings Alfred, Letitia, Harriet, Fredrick, Alfred, Augustus. In 1814 the family moved to London. His family was established in Chatham from 1816- 1821. Charles was considered lower middle class to society which he was comfortable with. His mother taught him to read and his father would make him read popular ballads, tell stories and anecdotes for the benefit of fellow clerks in his office. To his father he appeared to be a young prodigy. His father John had a small collection of books that Charles had in a room by his. The books were by authors such as Robinson Crusoe, Don Quixote,
Humphry Clinker, Roderick Random and a few others. He played these characters out in his mind. Many regard Great Expectations as his best work. He always referred to picturing what they were doing when writing his books . Charles attended a school in Clover Lane, run by a minister. His family would become very poor and they had to leave the life they loved to move to Marshalsea. His mother Elizabeth started a Educational... [continues]
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