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
 
City streets—people & places
 
 
 
 
Dickens lived during a period of contradictions.
 
 
 
 
 
child labor
Dickens—his life and works
 
Charles Dickens
“ Dickens’ greatest friendship was, from the beginning, with his audience.”
 
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.”
<ul><li>David Perdue’s Charles Dickens Page   http://www.fidnet.com/~dap1955/dickens </li></ul><ul><li>TNT’s A Christmas C...
 
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Charles Dickens

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