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An examination of authors Dickens and Alcott

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  • 1. Dickens and Alcott Webquest Using the web, find the answers to the following questions about the foremost writers of the 20th century. 1. When and where was Charles Dickens born? _______________________________ 2. When and where was Louisa May Alcott born? ______________________________ 3. Describe Dickens’ childhood. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 4. How did his childhood effect the subject of his writings? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 5. Describe Alcott’s childhood. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 6. How did her childhood effect the subject of her writings? ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 7. Name two characters in Dickens’ work that mirror members of his family. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 8. Name two characters in Alcott’s work that mirror members of her family. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________
  • 2. 9. Name two novels of Dickens written prior to A Christmas Carol. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 10. Name two novels of Alcott’s written after Little Women ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 11. What is the most autobiographical of Dickens’ novels? _______________________ 12. What is the most autobiographical of Alcott’s novels? _________________________ 13.Name two famous authors who were friends of Dickens. ______________________ 14.Name two famous authors who were friends of Alcott. _______________________ 15.Compare and contrast the works of Alcott and Dickens. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________