Poverty is a significant prevalence in some communities. Poverty has a lot of impact on the social, political and economic perspective. In a way, poverty prompts change as people try to overcome it.
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The problems included poverty, overwork and insanitary housing which were faced by the middle class, affecting their bodily and spiritual health. In A Christmas Carol, the family was however happy and contented with one another, looking happier in the partying mood. Scrooge on his part kept a close eye on the last of the children, Tiny Tim (Charles 2012). The rise of masses in this period benefited the actual masses as a result of working together and uniting in fighting their problems. Their moral and religious union was maintained. For instance, in the story A Christmas Carol, Cratchit’s family is portrayed as one buried in poverty. They were poorly dressed in scanty clothes and leaking shoes. Like in the Cratchit’s family, Mr. Scrooge, the Founder of the Feast, is predicted as a character liked by the others. They tend to celebrate him, and continue feasting on this Christmas day despite their problems. However, Mr. Scrooge is portrayed as the Ogre of the family, whose name threatens everyone in the party.
Leisure and sport were other phenomena that characterized this period. The two represented cultural products of a changed and hierarchical society. Leisure was appreciated as an activity which allowed people to enjoy their lifestyles, giving them the freedom from the politics of the time. For instance, the situation of poverty and sufferings did not deter Cratchit family from loving each other and embracing the happy moments, such as that of Christmas.
In conclusion, it can be seen that problems and suffering should not be a limit to people’s joy and merry-making. The Cratchit family is such a family beating all odds to make a happy moment for all. They have forgotten all their sufferings and engaged in leisure and feasting. The citizens as represented by the Cratchit family were full of love, affection and social warmth for each other. The values formed the basis for demand for greater human selflessness. Their
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During Victorian era, dickens was most proficient author and A Christmas carol is placed among one of his best and most widely read tales. It has many elements which comprise the story in a fairy environment to build up a plot that exist in an imaginary world but comes out as a proficient revealer of real human circumstances.
“A Tale of Two Cities” is one of those literary works which grabbed the attention of readers immediately. This novel is based on the instances, events and portrayals surrounding the French Revolution. It is often criticized that Dickens’s depiction of those events and discussions provided an irrational, biased and one-sided view.
The context and manner of communication is highly important in describing the relationship between two individuals. In interpersonal communication, the manner of communication is defined by the overall context and this is what explains the relationship between the individuals.
While portraying the characters, Dickens employs creativity within the scenario of linguistics. In the novella, Dickens’ tone of writing changes from unhappiness to happiness. Besides, the style (literary hymn to Christmas season) and form (allegory) of the story are significant.
His character transforms from being a mean, miserly person to a generous, happy benefactor. There will also be a focus on exploring the type of language used in the book by the author, how it is effective in portraying the characters and the atmosphere. His writing style will also be evaluated to consider what role it plays in telling the story and how the imagery helps the reader to understand the plotline.
Charles dickens is considered one of the best by many and his stories are still read with zeal by the people all across the globe. October 1843 was the year in which Dickens first started writing A Christmas Carol and he completed the same in the end of November.
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This sums up the theme of his story. Dickens writing often portrays his own childhood and this novel in particular reflects on many aspects of his painful past, mainly his father’s imprisonment due to unpaid