Hard Times Essay | Criticizing Society, Pre 1914 Prose

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Criticizing Society, Pre 1914 Prose

Summary: Describes how a number of pre 1914 writers use their text to criticize society. Includes a look at Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell, Hard Times by Charles Dickens and works by Jonathan Swift. Discusses how all the writers make their points in different ways.
In this essay I will be discussing work from Pre 1914 century prose that we have been studying. All the pieces of work that we look at are from the Victorian era. All writers put their points across in different ways and they deliver criticism on society. Looking at these different texts I will write about what sort of criticism was being made; how the message is put across; what sort of form did they use to get their point across; how the reader reacts to it; societies view on it and the tone of writing that the author has used.

The first piece we look at is by Elizabeth Gaskell. This is an extract taken from the novel called Mary Barton. The extract we look at is a fictional piece written in the Victorian time. This is an extract that discusses the divide that society has...

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