Dickens's Life In Charles Dickens: A Tale Of Two Times

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A Tale of Two Times
Charles Dickens’ writing of the Tale of Two Cities is a reflection of the torment of his own life. The writing of A Tale of Two Cities is historically accurate. Dickens writes about a lengthy time span leading up to the French Revolution. As you read the book you come to see Charles’ personal struggles having great impact in his writing. There are instances throughout the novel that are comparable to Charles’ own experiences, such as one of the characters was put in debtors’ prison just like Dickens’ own father. This informs Dickens’ writing the same as his growing up poor helps him relate to the peasantry class he describes in the novel. Charles Dickens’ own struggles allow him to have a deeper understanding of the cruel aristocracy and the oppressed peasantry at the time of the French Revolution.
Charles Dickens had great challenges as a child. He grew up in a family that did not have much of anything. His father worked a lot but eventually he
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In the book the French Revolution started because those who had money stopped caring about the poor. We can also learn that people who are in powerful positions can have their power taken away very quickly; like the monsieur when his property was on fire and the people refused to help. The people who are blessed with wealth should be generous with it and help those who are not blessed with material wealth. God told Abraham that He would bless him, that Abraham would bless others. Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the LORD, and God will repay him for his deed (Proverbs 19:17). The Bible clearly states that when you are giving to the poor, you are giving to the LORD. This should compel all God-fearing people to give to the poor. Thus, the church should take responsibility for the poor and should play a major role in caring for people in need rather than the

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