Filthiness And Struggles In Oliver Twist

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Charles Dickens uses his novel, Oliver Twist, to lead us through the filthiness and struggles in which poor people are made to live in. It shows how the rich mistreat the poor and consider them as inferiors. Oliver Twist is an orphan who lived in a workhouse were the kids were oppressed and poorly fed. The board of the workhouse treat poor people as less than humans and starve them to death. Oliver is treated as a criminal since the beginning of the story bringing him misery despite his kind and benevolent heart. The workhouse soon gets rid of Oliver and makes him apprentice of Mr. Sowerberry, a coffin maker. Here Oliver starts to live better but rises the envy of the other apprentice, Noah Claypole, who bullies and insults Oliver’s dead mother. Here Oliver acts unlike his normally angelical self and attacks Noah letting the reader relate better with Oliver. Oliver is beaten for his conduct. Trying to escape this miserable life, Oliver escapes to London where he believes he will find a better life. In London, Oliver experiences both the pCharles Dickens uses his novel, Oliver Twist, to lead us through the filthiness and struggles in which poor people are made to live in. It shows how the rich mistreat the poor and consider them as inferiors. Oliver Twist is an orphan who lived in a workhouse were the kids were oppressed and poorly fed. The board of the workhouse treat poor people as less than humans and starve them to death. Oliver is treated as a criminal since the
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