• Social Layering of Victorian Society
    Social classes have been around since the dawn of civilization where you were classified by the survival skills that you possess and your ability to use them. Unfortunately also since the dawn of civilization there has been the conflict between the upper classes looking down upon the people below th...
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  • Social Status in Great Expectations
    Social and financial status play a big role in our environment today. The wealthy tend to get more recognition for having more money and the lower class tend to get a bad reputation of being uneducated people who have no rights as citizens. Social status in a large town relates to how well people...
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  • The Time Machine - a Social Critique
    Mischel Figusch About The Time Machine: "The Time Machine" is primarily a social critique of H.G. Wells's Victorian England projected into the distant future. Wells was a Socialist for most of his life with Communist leanings, and he argued in both his novels and non-fiction works that capitalis...
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  • How Does Dickens Present the Theme of Childhood in Oliver Twist.
    This essay shows the theme of childhood in Charles Dickens in the book Oliver Twist. Oliver Twist's story begins with his birth in a workhouse. His mother dies shortly after giving birth to him, though long enough to kiss him on the forehead. As an illegitimate workhouse orphan Oliver seems doomed t...
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  • Charles Darnay Essay
    Charles Darnay In A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, the character Charles Darnay is a man in his twenties, with long, dark hair. He is a man full of honor and virtues, and seems like the "upstanding gentleman" in the story. His rejection of his uncle, the Marquis Évremonde, because o...
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  • How Does Dickens Use the First Four Chapters of ‘Hard Times' to Introduce the Characters and Themes of the Novel?
    How does Dickens use the first four chapters of ‘Hard Times' to introduce the characters and themes of the novel? Charles Dickens wrote ‘Hard Times' in 1854. He had a number of reasons for writing it. Firstly, he wished to educate readers about the working conditions of some of the factories in...
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  • Great Expectations. How Does the Relationship Between Pip and Joe Change and Develop as the Novel Goes on? What Is Dickens Saying About Society at the Time?
    "Great Expectations" is set in Victorian England. It is apparent when we read the novel that Charles Dickens expressed many of his own views when writing the narrative, using a strong authorial voice. This is particularly clear when he addresses certain issues concerning the social and cultural conc...
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  • The Social Issues of Two Novels That I Have Studies...?
    English Essay What do we learn about scoiety, in two novels which you have studies? The essay that I have chosen is, what do we learn about society. The two novels that I have decided to write about are ‘Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen and ‘Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens. The the...
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  • Jane Austen and Charles Dickonson Analytical Analysis
    "He who finds a wife finds what is good." Proverbs 18:22 In the readings by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens both prospective grooms know that having a wife will be a good thing for them. Each story illustrates its own actions and feelings that lead to marriage proposals, but both are set in differ...
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  • Social Problems
    On the first day of Social Problems class we were introduced to Charles Dickens’ phrase, “Power in itself is not a bad thing, its how we use that power, whether to help or destroy”. Governments and government related jobs hold utmost power when it comes to managing issues that are referred to...
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  • A Tale of Two Cities- Dickens Writing Styles
    As a reaction to the idealism of the Romantics, realism became a common writing style of the nineteenth century. Idealism is the envisioning of things in an ideal form, and realism is the representation in art or literature of objects, actions, or social conditions as they actually are. Charles Dick...
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  • Dickens
    John Huffam Dickens, FRSA (IPA: /ˈtʃɑːlz ˈdɪkɪnz/; 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870), pen-name "Boz", was one of the most popular English novelists of the Victorian era as well as a vigorous social campaigner. Critics George Gissing and G. K. Chesterton championed Dickens's mastery of prose...
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  • Climbing Social Ladders, a Characterization of Pip
    Climbing Social Ladders, a characterization of Pip Throughout our lives we meet people who go through many changes as they advance further in society; some changes are for the better of the individual, others not so much. These changes can be caused by monetary gain, advancements in their field of...
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  • Great Expectations-How Does Dickens Use Setting in Great Expectations to Show Characters Feelings and Situations?
    How does Dickens use setting in 'Great Expectations' to show characters feelings &+ situations? Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, during the Victorian era. In 1822, when Dickens was ten, the family relocated from Kent [where they had moved when Dickens was 5] to Camden Town, L...
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  • Charles Booth
    The social history of 19th century London can only be deduced through the remaining surveys and various documents left from that time period. Charles Booth was an innovative surveyor and social investigator in the late 1800s and formed surveys of the life and labor of the 19th century London populat...
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  • Charles Dickens' Attitudes Towards Women
    Dickens’s Attitudes Toward Women In the early nineteenth century, women were the sole possession of the male in charge. Trained to be elegant and submissive, wives were merely there to compliment their husbands and their families in general. However females presented themselves depicted the lin...
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  • Social Equity
    SOCIAL EQUITY One of the most pressing issues facing India is the quest for social equity. The struggle to end caste discrimination, and to ensure that India's Dalits are able to live a life of dignity, enjoying equal access to educational facilities and equal opportunities in the job market is of...
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  • Charles
    A Tale of Two Cities From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see A Tale of Two Cities (disambiguation). |A Tale of Two Cities   | |[pic] | |Cover of serial Vol. V,...
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  • Ugh Social Sc
    Sample Question Paper SOCIAL SCIENCE Class-X Summative Assessment-1 October 2010 Design of Question paper TIME : 3 Hrs MM : 80 1. WEIGHTAGE TO FORM OF QUESTIONS Form of Questions Marks of Each Question 1 3 4 3 Number of Question 16 15 4 1 36 Total Marks 1. 2. 3. 4. Multiple Choice Q...
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  • Charles Dicken's a Tale of Two Cties
    Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities Practical Work 1) “Why does he make that abominable noise? Is it his child’...“It is extraordinary to me”, said he, “that you people cannot take care of yourselves and your children. One or the other of you is forever in the way. How do I know w...
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