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Oliver twist sad story by Elimringi Moshi

  1. 1. OLIVER TWISTSOLIVER TWISTS  I NOVEL BY CHARLESI NOVEL BY CHARLES DICKENS………………DICKENS………………
  2. 2. ABOUT THE AUTHORABOUT THE AUTHOR  Born-Born-Charles John Huffam DickensCharles John Huffam Dickens 7 February 1812)7 February 1812) LandportLandport,, PortsmouthPortsmouth,, EnglandEngland Died-Died-9 June 1870)9 June 1870) (aged 58)(aged 58) Gad's Hill PlaceGad's Hill Place,, Higham, KentHigham, Kent,, EnglandEngland Cause of death-Cause of death-StrokeStroke Resting placeResting place Poets' CornerPoets' Corner,, Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey NationalityNationalityBritishBritishOther                         nick Other                         nick  names-names-BozBoz Citizenship-Citizenship-UKUK Occupation-Occupation-WriterWriter Years activeYears active1833–18701833–1870Notable Notable  worksworksSketches by BozSketches by Boz,, The Old Curiosity ShopThe Old Curiosity Shop,, Oliver TwistOliver Twist,, Nicholas NicklebyNicholas Nickleby,, Barnaby RudgeBarnaby Rudge,, A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol,, Martin ChuzzlewitMartin Chuzzlewit,, A Tale of Two CitiesA Tale of Two Cities,, David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield,, Great ExpectationsGreat Expectations,, Bleak HouseBleak House,, Little DorritLittle Dorrit,, HardHard
  3. 3. HOW IT ALL GOES DOWN………..HOW IT ALL GOES DOWN………..  Oliver is born in a workhouse in aOliver is born in a workhouse in a small town about 70 miles fromsmall town about 70 miles from London, England in the early part ofLondon, England in the early part of the 19th century. His mother diesthe 19th century. His mother dies almost immediately after his birth.almost immediately after his birth. Nobody knows who she was, but theNobody knows who she was, but the doctor notices that she wasn'tdoctor notices that she wasn't wearing a wedding ringwearing a wedding ring (scandalous!).(scandalous!).
  4. 4.  Oliver is brought up at a "child farm" inOliver is brought up at a "child farm" in the country until he is about eight yearsthe country until he is about eight years old. At this point, the parish officialsold. At this point, the parish officials running the child farm decide it’s time forrunning the child farm decide it’s time for him to start working, and they send himhim to start working, and they send him back to the workhouse.back to the workhouse.
  5. 5.  But Oliver commits the unpardonableBut Oliver commits the unpardonable offense of asking for more food when he isoffense of asking for more food when he is close to starving, so the parish officialsclose to starving, so the parish officials offer five pounds (a pretty good amount ofoffer five pounds (a pretty good amount of money) to anyone who’s willing to takemoney) to anyone who’s willing to take Oliver on as an apprentice. The parishOliver on as an apprentice. The parish officials eventually send Oliver off with aofficials eventually send Oliver off with a coffin-maker.coffin-maker.
  6. 6.  AT the coffin-maker’s shop, Oliver isn’tAT the coffin-maker’s shop, Oliver isn’t treated much better than he was at thetreated much better than he was at the workhouse or the child farm. The coffin-workhouse or the child farm. The coffin- maker, Mr. Sowerberry, isn’t so bad, butmaker, Mr. Sowerberry, isn’t so bad, but his wife, Mrs. Sowerberry, and the otherhis wife, Mrs. Sowerberry, and the other apprentice, Noah Clay pole, have it in forapprentice, Noah Clay pole, have it in for Oliver from the start. Oliver gets in troubleOliver from the start. Oliver gets in trouble for knocking Noah down (he totally had itfor knocking Noah down (he totally had it coming).coming).
  7. 7.  After being abused some more, OliverAfter being abused some more, Oliver decides to set out for London on foot.decides to set out for London on foot.  When he’s almost there, he runs into anWhen he’s almost there, he runs into an odd-looking young man named Jackodd-looking young man named Jack Dawkins (better known as The ArtfulDawkins (better known as The Artful Dodger). The Dodger buys him lunch andDodger). The Dodger buys him lunch and offers to introduce him to a "gentleman"offers to introduce him to a "gentleman" in London who give a place to stayin London who give a place to stay
  8. 8.  Once in London, it quickly becomesOnce in London, it quickly becomes clear to the reader (but not to Oliver)clear to the reader (but not to Oliver) that the Dodger and his friends are anthat the Dodger and his friends are an unsavory bunch. The old "gentleman,"unsavory bunch. The old "gentleman," Fagin, trains kids to be pickpockets,Fagin, trains kids to be pickpockets, and then he sells off what they steal.and then he sells off what they steal.
  9. 9.  But Oliver doesn’t realize what’s up untilBut Oliver doesn’t realize what’s up until he’s actually out with the Dodger andhe’s actually out with the Dodger and another one of the boys, named Charleyanother one of the boys, named Charley Bates. Oliver sees the pair steal the pocketBates. Oliver sees the pair steal the pocket handkerchief out of a nice-looking old manhandkerchief out of a nice-looking old man pocket. When Oliver turns to run away, thepocket. When Oliver turns to run away, the nice-looking old man sees him run andnice-looking old man sees him run and yells, "stop, thief!"yells, "stop, thief!"
  10. 10.  Oliver is tackled in the street, but by thenOliver is tackled in the street, but by then the nice old man (his name is Mr. Brownthe nice old man (his name is Mr. Brown low) has taken a better look at him. Helow) has taken a better look at him. He realized that Oliver looks too sweet andrealized that Oliver looks too sweet and innocent (and terrified) to be ainnocent (and terrified) to be a pickpocket . In fact, Oliver isn’t so muchpickpocket . In fact, Oliver isn’t so much a pick-pocket as he is a very sick littlea pick-pocket as he is a very sick little boy.boy.
  11. 11.  So Mr. Brown low takes Oliver home andSo Mr. Brown low takes Oliver home and cares for him until he’s well.cares for him until he’s well. Unfortunately. Fagin, the Dodger, NancyUnfortunately. Fagin, the Dodger, Nancy (a prostitute), and Bill Sikes (another(a prostitute), and Bill Sikes (another criminal) are worried that Oliver will ratcriminal) are worried that Oliver will rat them out to the police, so they keep athem out to the police, so they keep a watch on Brown low's house.watch on Brown low's house.
  12. 12.  One day, when Brown low entrustsOne day, when Brown low entrusts Oliver with some money and anOliver with some money and an errand to run in the city, Fagin anderrand to run in the city, Fagin and the criminals nab the poor kid oncethe criminals nab the poor kid once again. Nancy feels guilty and steps inagain. Nancy feels guilty and steps in to defend Oliver when Fagin tries toto defend Oliver when Fagin tries to smack him around.smack him around.
  13. 13.  Fagin keeps Oliver shut up in a dreary oldFagin keeps Oliver shut up in a dreary old house for weeks, all the while still tryinghouse for weeks, all the while still trying to turn him into a criminal. How long canto turn him into a criminal. How long can a nine-year-old hold out?a nine-year-old hold out? Not long afterwards, Bill Sikes andNot long afterwards, Bill Sikes and another thief say they need a small boyanother thief say they need a small boy to help them break into a house outsideto help them break into a house outside of London; Fagin volunteers Oliver.of London; Fagin volunteers Oliver.
  14. 14.  The plan goes awry when theThe plan goes awry when the servants of the house wake up andservants of the house wake up and catch Oliver in the act of sneaking in.catch Oliver in the act of sneaking in.  The servants don’t realize that OliverThe servants don’t realize that Oliver is there against his will, and wasis there against his will, and was actually about to wake up theactually about to wake up the household to warn them about thehousehold to warn them about the robbers.robbers.
  15. 15.  So poor Oliver takes a bullet and is leftSo poor Oliver takes a bullet and is left behind when the rest are all runningbehind when the rest are all running away.away. Fortunately, Oliver is picked up by theFortunately, Oliver is picked up by the people who shot him, a family that turnspeople who shot him, a family that turns out to be as nice as Mr. Brown low. Theyout to be as nice as Mr. Brown low. They become Oliver’sbecome Oliver’s caretakers.caretakers.
  16. 16.  Meanwhile, Fagin is at his wits’ endMeanwhile, Fagin is at his wits’ end wondering what happened to Oliver. Hewondering what happened to Oliver. He lets slip that a mysterious man namedlets slip that a mysterious man named Monks offered to pay him hundreds ofMonks offered to pay him hundreds of pounds to corrupt the young boy.pounds to corrupt the young boy.  Nancy pretends not to know what’s goingNancy pretends not to know what’s going on, but secretly resolves to help Oliver,on, but secretly resolves to help Oliver, and to figure out why Monks is so keenand to figure out why Monks is so keen on having Oliver turn to crime.on having Oliver turn to crime.
  17. 17. Elimringi Moshi 0714112062Elimringi Moshi 0714112062  While Fagin and the criminalsWhile Fagin and the criminals distress, Oliver learns to read anddistress, Oliver learns to read and write with his new friends, thewrite with his new friends, the Maylies. He's also reunited with hisMaylies. He's also reunited with his first friend, Mr. Brown low.first friend, Mr. Brown low.  Fagin and his gang are still trying toFagin and his gang are still trying to track Oliver down.track Oliver down.
  18. 18.  Monks has managed to get hold of –Monks has managed to get hold of – and destroy – one of the few survivingand destroy – one of the few surviving tokens of Oliver’s parentage . Nancytokens of Oliver’s parentage . Nancy finds out about it and gets in touch withfinds out about it and gets in touch with Rose and Maylie to warn her aboutRose and Maylie to warn her about Monks’s plot with Fagin. UnfortunatelyMonks’s plot with Fagin. Unfortunately for Nancy, Bill Sikes (her lover) findsfor Nancy, Bill Sikes (her lover) finds out about it and brutally murders her.out about it and brutally murders her. Sikes tries to escape, but he’s hauntedSikes tries to escape, but he’s haunted by what he’s done.by what he’s done.
  19. 19.  Eventually, he's killed while trying toEventually, he's killed while trying to escape from the police: he falls off aescape from the police: he falls off a rooftop while he’s trying to lower himselfrooftop while he’s trying to lower himself down, and inadvertently hangs himself.down, and inadvertently hangs himself.  Meanwhile, Mr. Brownlow has managedMeanwhile, Mr. Brownlow has managed to find Monks.to find Monks.
  20. 20.  Mr. Brownlow was an old friend ofMr. Brownlow was an old friend of Monks’s father and knows all about him.Monks’s father and knows all about him. As it turns out, Monks is actually theAs it turns out, Monks is actually the older half-brother of Oliver, and wasolder half-brother of Oliver, and was trying to corrupt Oliver so that he’dtrying to corrupt Oliver so that he’d secure the entire family inheritancesecure the entire family inheritance himself. Monks chooses to admit tohimself. Monks chooses to admit to everything rather than face the police.everything rather than face the police.
  21. 21. A happy endA happy end    Oliver ends up with what’s left of hisOliver ends up with what’s left of his inheritance, is legally adopted by Mr.inheritance, is legally adopted by Mr. Brownlow, and lives down the road fromBrownlow, and lives down the road from the Maylies. Everybody lives happily everthe Maylies. Everybody lives happily ever after. Except for Fagin, who is arrestedafter. Except for Fagin, who is arrested and hanged, and Monks, who dies inand hanged, and Monks, who dies in prisonprison 

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