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...ite moving and tragic, “striking his head against a stone, dashed out his brains”, this was unexpected to the reader and must have surprised the reader as the dog itself did not harm anyone and is guiltless. Here the effect on the reader must have left them surprised as they were not in for another shock.
Dickens did a successful job of creating tension and fear in Chapter 47 and 50 of Oliver Twist, as he used effective language to make his characters interesting for the reader. He had used his own experience and wisdom about poverty and based the characters around people he had known himself to make the novel realistic and believable for the reader. He had used effective language to describe the unemployed and neglected area based on, in Chapter 50; this helped to create an image of a poor area in our heads, as if we could see it right in front of our own eyes.
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