Oliver Twist Essay | Oliver Twist

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Oliver Twist

Summary: A plot overview of Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist.
Oliver Twist was written during 1825. The character Oliver was born in a poverty stricken workhouse. Shortly after giving birth to her only son Oliver's mother died and he was sent to live with the remainder of his family. Six years later, at 12 years of age, young Oliver is in a new workhouse.

The event that sparks the start of Oliver's adventure happens in the workhouse when he is chosen to ask for more porridge. In the cafeteria Oliver pulls the short straw and is dared to ask the "warden" for more porridge. Because of this, he was kicked out of the workhouse for being "unthankful." Late that night he sneaked back in to still his mother's locket back then hitchhiked to London. In London Oliver met a guy named Jack Dockings a.k.a. Dodger. Dodger was the leader of a pick-pocket street gang and offered Oliver a...

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