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By Charles Dickens

The tale is of the orphan Oliver Twist, who starts off his existence in a workhouse and is then offered into apprenticeship with an undertaker. He escapes from there and travels to London, the place he meets the crafty Dodger, a member of a gang of teen pickpockets led through the aged felony Fagin.
Oliver Twist is amazing for its unromantic portrayal via Dickens of criminals and their sordid lives, in addition to for exposing the tough therapy of the various orphans in London within the mid-19th century. The trade identify, The Parish Boy's development, alludes to Bunyan's The Pilgrim's growth, in addition to the 18th-century comic strip sequence by way of William Hogarth, A Rake's growth and A Harlot's Progress.
In this early instance of the social novel, Dickens satirizes the hypocrisies of his time, together with baby labour, the recruitment of youngsters as criminals, and the presence of highway young ones. the unconventional can have been encouraged by means of the tale of Robert Blincoe, an orphan whose account of operating as a toddler labourer in a cotton mill was once generally learn within the 1830s. it truly is most likely that Dickens's personal younger stories contributed in addition. Oliver Twist has been the topic of various variations for varied media, together with a hugely winning musical play, Oliver!, and the a number of Academy Award-winning 1968 movie.

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Sowerberry eine kleine Tür und drängte Oliver eine steile Treppe hinab in einen feuchten finstern Keller, der den Vorraum zum Kohlenkeller bildete und die Bezeichnung Küche trug. Dort saß ein schlumpiges Dienstmädchen mit Schuhen mit schiefen Absätzen und blauen Strümpfen voll großer Löcher, die offenbar schon seit langem auf Reparatur warteten. �Hier, Charlotte«, sagte Mrs. Sowerberry, »gib dem Jungen ein paar von den Resten, die für Trip aufgehoben worden sind. Seit morgens streunt das Biest auf der Gasse herum, da soll es sich mal hungrig zu Bett legen.

Bumble in seiner Rede innehielt. �Ich bitte Euer Gnaden um Entschuldigung«, stotterte Bumble, der seinen Ohren nicht traute. « �Jawohl! « Mr. Bumble war sprachlos vor Entsetzen. Einem Kirchspieldiener zu befehlen, den Mund zu halten! Das hieß ja aller menschlichen Moral ins Gesicht schlagen! Der alte Herr mit der Schildpattbrille blickte seinen Kollegen an und nickte bezeichnend. �Wir verweigern, diesen Kontrakt zu bestätigen«, sagte er dann und schob das Papier zur Seite. �Ich will doch nicht hoffen«, stammelte Mr.

Bumble in würdevollem Ton. « fragte der Kleine zitternd. �Jawohl, Oliver. Die gütigen Herrn, von denen dir jeder einzelne deine Eltern ersetzt, da du keine hast, wollen dich in die Lehre geben, damit du einst im Leben auf eigenen Füßen stehen kannst; und sie wollen einen Mann aus dir machen, obgleich es die Gemeinde drei Pfund und zehn Schillinge kostet. – Oliver! Drei Pfund und zehn Schillinge! – Siebzig Schillinge hundertvierzig Sixpence! « Mr. Bumble hielt einen Augenblick in seiner Rede inne, um Atem zu holen.

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