His writings significantly changed when his family went to prison for being in debt. At the time there were a lot of problems going on in England which led him to writing diverse novels including: Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, and Bleak House. He not only helped England by bringing their social problems to attention but he also made a huge impact on people’s life in the 1800s. Charles Dickens portrays the social problems in England through his characters and settings revealing his own life as a poor child. Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, the son of John and Elizabeth Dickens.
Due to reach personal experience Dickens managed to create vivid images of all kinds of people: kind and cruel ones, of the oppressed and the oppressors. Deep, wise psychoanalysis, irony, perhaps some of the sentimentalism place the reader not only in the position of spectator but also of the participant of situations that happen to Dickens’ heroes. Dickens makes the reader to think, to laugh and to cry together with his heroes throughout his books. “David Copperfield” was Dickens' favorite creation. The novel reflects writer’s own life – his autobiography.
Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was born on seventh day of February eighteen hundred twelve in Portsmouth, England. His parents were John and Elizabeth Dickens. In 1824 his father was arrested and imprisoned for having a debt that he couldn’t pay, Charles was sent to a workhouse by one of his mother’s relatives. Later in life reveals how his harsh experience of being impoverished and at the workhouse had affected him in his novels of “David Copperfield” and “Oliver Twist.” Charles’ father received an inheritance and was able to pay off his debt, so Charles was taken out of the workhouse and went back to school at the age of fifteen. He loved to read, especially ones linked with loose adventures and comedy.
Charles Dickens’s life greatly shaped his works, from novels to publications and illustrations. Charles Dickens had many influences in his life, which in turn, embodied many places and roles within his novels. Mr. Dickens exaggerates plot points, ideas and events, but it can be clearly seen that it is a recreation of his life. His life was echoed in the story Great Expectations, and can be considered as a biography. Charles Dickens led a very interesting and prominent life.
After that he worked at the lawyer's office. While working in the day he took some latin classes at night. While he worked as a clerk in the lawyer's office. His dead mother wanted Charles to work at the factory. After producing "Christmas Carol" Dickens became famous and his progress increased considerably through the years pass with each book he wrote.
In 1827, Dickens had to drop out of school again when he was just 15 to contribute to his family’s income. Dickens’ got a job as an office boy, which was an early launching point for his writing career. A few years later, in 1833, he began sending sketches to various magazines... ... middle of paper ... ...kens’ writing career he began a second career by performing public readings of his works to packed houses throughout Britain and America. The most popular of his readings was A Christmas Carol for which he wrote a condensed version that he could read in an hour and a half. Dickens’ name had become so synonymous with Christmas that on hearing of his death in 1870, a little girl in London asked, “Mr.
His experiences of trying to survive in the slums of England haunted him all of his life, and he would later devote many of his books to the retelling of his experiences. Dickens was saved from this situation when his father was released from prison. From 1825 to 1827, Dickens again attended school for two years of formal schooling at Wellington House Academy in Hamstead. For the most part, however, he was self-educated. In 1827, dickens took a job as a legal clerk.
His father saw him as a future genius and would have him sit in a tall chair and tell stories to his co-workers at the office. In 1814 his father John was temporarily sent to the London office to work as a clerk. During this time, as a child Dickens attended the school of Williams Giles. Growing up he had many responsibilities that included attending school, college, and maintaining a professional job at the same time. His parent’s income started slowing down.
His experiences in the factory are displayed, in one of his more famous novels. 'David Copperfield', as he described it to be 'the secret agony of my soul'. He worked in the blacking factory until 185, when he showed his hurt and disgust to his parents by saying, 'how I could have been so easily cast away at such an age'. In 1827, Dickens went to work for a firm of solicitors, but he quickly found he didn't like the law, possible because of his father's earlier problems with it, and he found himself being drawn into the literacy world. He got to write instalments of his later classic novels in local magazines and published every fortnight.
Though he left The Mystery of Edwin Drood unfinished, he had already written fifteen substantial novels and countless shorter pieces. His legacy is clear. In a whimsical and unique fashion, Dickens pointed out society's flaws in terms of its blinding greed for money and its neglect of the lower classes of society. Through his books, we come to understand the virtues of a loving heart and the pleasures of home in a flawed, cruelly indifferent world. Among English writers, in terms of his fame and of the public's recognition of his characters and stories, he is second only to William