Social Class In Victorian England

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Victorian England How much do you know about Victorian era in England? Well, the reign of queen Victoria is one of the most influential eras, producing plenty of novelist and improving some architectures. Social class was also one of the highlights of her period too. This just proves that her era is one of the most significant one. The first factor of Victorian age that made England in a complete transformation was the architecture in that time. The construction of villages were assuredly bigger than the villages in the eve of the 1st world war and bigger than the village at the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars (Souden 6). It is often described in many ways by writers and artists as: sometimes sentimental, sometimes outraged, and occasionally…show more content…
Both men and women in working class do visible work, and their work was often physical and dirty that you can even see it on their bare hands. 3 out of 4 people in working class do manual work and the largest are: agricultural, laborers, domestic servants, and factory hands (Mitchell 18). Jobs for mining, fishing, transportation, building, garment industry, and other manual trades also have their classification of unskilled, semiskilled, and skilled workers. (Mitchell 18). Skilled workers of working class were in a more fortunate position that they don’t even need an additional income unlike the unskilled and semiskilled jobs that need it from the other members of their…show more content…
To start with, Charles Dickens is a famous 19th century British author, he wrote a total of 15 novels and some of his works are the: Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. His father named John Dickens was a naval clerk who dreamed of becoming rich, while his mother named Elizabeth Barrow is aiming to be a teacher and a school director. His parents had 8 children and he was the second eldest. Despite all the efforts of his parents did, they still remained poor. He was 12 years old when he was forced to leave school and get to work, to pay his dad’s debts that sent him to
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