Oliver Twist - Study Guide Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19 Summary

Fagin visits Bill Sikes, where they discuss an upcoming robbery they have planned. They have tried to get an insider in the house to help them, but have been unable to find one. They have scoped out the house, and determined that they need a small boy in order to get into the small window of the house. They decide that Oliver is whom they need to take, and Fagin is to frighten him into cooperation. Nancy is to come to Fagin's house the next evening to take Oliver, as they feel that he will be more cooperative with her.

Chapter 19 Analysis

This chapter lays out the plan for an important event in the story. The robbery that is about to take place will change life significantly for Oliver and the other major characters. This will be the test as to whether Fagin's brainwashing has been effective...

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