A Christmas Carol Essay | Charles Dickens and A Christmas Carol

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Charles Dickens and A Christmas Carol

Summary: A short biography of Charles Dickens, probably the most notable of all nineteenth-century English writers, along with an analysis of his story A Christmas Carol. Although A Christmas Carol seems to end as a lighthearted tale of spirit and generosity, the events leading up to this "happy ending" can be construed as a warning of things to come.
Perhaps the most easily recognized of all of Victorian era literature, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens stands as prominent now as it did when it was first conceived. Dickens who commonly wrote from the perspective of the urban poor and urban middle class, is famous for placing important lessons in his novels. Books such as Oliver Twist and A Tale of Two Cities highlight the worst abuses of 19th century life in England. And despite it's innocent appearance, A Christmas Carol is no exception.

Charles Dickens is probably the most notable of all 19th century English writers. Through the complex plotlines which he wrote, Dickens displayed the whole of English Society, from the very poor, to the very rich. Dickens himself was from a similar backround as many of the characters in his books. His parents came from contrasting backrounds, his father was...

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