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    • Charles Dickens [email_address] The Inimitable
    • What can we learn from Dickens and his work? How can we apply what we learn to our lives today?
    • View the next 7 slides then predict the setting (time and location) in which Dickens lived.
    • Dickens House Museum
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    • City streets—people & places
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    • Dickens lived during a period of contradictions.
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    • child labor
    • Dickens—his life and works
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    • Charles Dickens
    • “ Dickens’ greatest friendship was, from the beginning, with his audience.”
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    • English literature, his creativity is rivaled only by Shakespeare's.” “ In all of
    • How did Dickens influence Victorian and modern Christmas traditions?
    • “ ..it was the Christmas stories of Dickens that rekindled the joy of Christmas in Britain and America.”
    • “I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book….
    • to raise the Ghost of an Idea…
    • May it haunt their houses pleasantly,
    • And no one wish to lay it down.” Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol
    • Literary Quotes
    • Bah Humbug!
    • "Mankind was my business.” Ignorance & Want
    • “ I wear the chains I forged in life.”
      • David Perdue’s Charles Dickens Page http://www.fidnet.com/~dap1955/dickens
      • TNT’s A Christmas Carol http://tnt.turner.com/movies/tntoriginals/xmascarol/
      • Charles Dickens Gad’s Hill Place http://www.perryweb.com/Dickens/
      • Charles Dickens Victorian Web Site http://landow.stg.brown.edu/victorian/dickens/dickensov.html
      • Victoriana http://www.victoriana.com/welcome/
      • The World of Charles Dickens http://www.geocities.com/pdubelbeis/
      Bibliography
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