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Charles dickens reflects on society

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Charles Dickens Reflects on Society

Charles Dickens was the first literary celebrity of his era. He wrote about the working poor and the dangerous working conditions in England. A visit to the textile mills in Lowell, Massachusetts served as an inspiration for Dickens to continue writing about these London realities. Listen to this story to learn how Dickens reflected and questioned English society in his work.

Historical Fiction Fiction World History II Industrialism Writing Process

Story Length: 5:16

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AIR DATE: 02/03/2012

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