Oliver Twist Essay | Society and Corruption in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist

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Society and Corruption in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist

Summary: Examines the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist. Describes how Dickens portrays the corruption and cruelty of Victorian society. Summarizes the novel's plot.
In Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, Dickens reveals the corruption of society during Victorian England times. Dickens uses the cruelty of the orphanage, the selfishness of Fagin, and the gap between the upper and lower classes to represent the values of society at that time.

In Dickens time orphanages, or workhouses, were not like they are today, at that they feed the kids just enough to keep them alive and then they worked them like slaves. For example, the children were feed water downed oatmeal daily and a onion twice a week. When Oliver asked, " for more oatmeal from the cook," (page 12) then the master said `What!' so he took him to Mr. Limpkins and said "Mr. Limpkins, I beg your pardon, sir! (page 12) Oliver Twist has asked for more!" Mr. Limpkins replied "For more!" (page 12) said Mr. Limpkins. "Compose yourself, Bumble...

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