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    Bill Sikes in Oliver Twist Nineteenth century London was a city brimming with life .The largest city in Europe, it housed an ever-increasing population, many of whom had come to London from the poorer rural areas of England and Ireland. Large groups of poor people would live together trying to

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    Analyse the presentation of Bill Sikes in the novel Oliver Twist. You should refer to aspects such as the author’s viewpoint, language and the social and historical contest. I am going to write a detailed and accurate piece of writing in the form of an essay to answer the statement above. I will do this by using quotes from the book, my own theories on what the author is trying to portray Bill Sikes as and also my own knowledge of the Victorian era. I will be looking at specific areas, which

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    Oliver Twist

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    love and family. Mr. Brownlowe – is an old kind gentleman. He is an old friend of Oliver´s father but nobody knows it. After all he adopted Oliver Nancy – is a young woman who lived with Sikes. She is the member of the gang but she is not a thief or a criminal. She helped Oliver more times. But she can not leave Sikes and that is her problem. Fagin – he is the “brain” of the gang. Everything what the boys stole is going to him. He is very sly and mean. He wants Oliver to be a thief. Monks – he is Oliver´s

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    environments: The ecological psychology of educational technology. In D.H. Jonassen (Ed.), Handbook of research for educational communications and technology, pp. 199-225. New York: Simon & Schuster Macmillan. Aronson, E. Blaney, N., Stephan, C., Sikes, J., & Snapp, M. (1978). The jigsaw classroom. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Bandura, A. (1982). Self-efficacy mechanism in human agency. American Psychologist, 37(2), 122-147. Bereiter, C. (1994). Implications of postmodernism for science, or, science

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    Prostitution and Victorian Society

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    epitomized middle class beliefs about "the great social evil" She was faithful to the Victorian literary myth of the fallen woman. Nancy is the archetype of the whore with a heart of gold. Her character is discreet and domestic. We find her at home with Sikes darning his socks or sewing buttons on his vest. At her meeting with Brownlow and Rose Maylie, she mourns her life while sentimentalizing the virginal purity of Rose. She risks, and loses, her life to save Oliver from a life of depravity. Remorseful

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    Oliver Twist

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    (he is Bill’s assistant).  Nancy ~ A kindhearted woman who unfortunately pays for being that in the end. She is also Bil's girlfriend (who she is very scared of).  Brittles and Giles ~ The people whose house was broken into by Sikes, Toby, and Oliver. Also the people who took care of Oliver after he came to them almost dead.  Mrs. Bedwin ~ Housekeeper for Mr.Brownlow.  Mr. Brownlow ~ Oliver's first apprentice, he and Mrs.Bedwin took very good care of him

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    criminal underworld that she hates and doesn’t wish to be part of! It is a typical ‘good VS evil’ scenario and when good prevails the reader really enjoys this. This is what is happening with Nancy, she represents good in a struggle with Fagin and Sikes who represent evil. She dies but for a just cause, when she frees Oliver from the criminal underworld and lets him know about his undiscovered riches. So that is why Nancy is such an important character in the novel ‘Oliver Twist’.

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    upsetting chapter of the novel is "Fatal Consequences" which by all accounts was a terrifying experience for the audience listening and reading. At that t... ... middle of paper ... ... Christmas Carol." The Victorians believe in ghosts, Sikes imagination makes him more terrified and believes Nancyis a ghost. The romantic era believed in ghosts and Dickens believed in ghosts is well. There is this connection of ghosts which makes this part of the novel very dramatic. In Conclusion

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    Analysis Of Oliver Twist

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    the nature of the criminal world consisting of characters like Fagin, Sikes, Jack Dawkins, Nancy and Betsey. Dickens’s aim of writing the novel was to show in the boy Oliver the principle of good surviving through every adverse circumstance and triumphing at least. This object is achieved through the fact that Oliver remains uncontaminated by evil and vice around him. The filthy localities in which the criminals have

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    Gini Sikes The book "8 Ball Chicks," written by Gini Sikes is a thrilling yet shocking book about girls in gangs. The book explains in horrific detail the roles and existences of the girls in these gangs. Sikes traveled to several different cities to experience the life of girl gangsters. She traveled to Los Angeles, San Antonio, and Milwaukee. Through these travels, she became immersed in the lifestyles of each gang and had first hand accounts on what it was like to be in a gang. Sikes met

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