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Charles Dickens. By Marcin MArtynowski. Famous Author. Charles Dickens is probably the most famous author in the English Language . Why is he so famous. He wrote about the ordinary people and the difficult lives they had.

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Charles dickens

Charles Dickens

By Marcin MArtynowski


Famous author

Famous Author

Charles Dickens is probably the most famous author in the English Language.


Why is he so famous

Why is he so famous

He wrote about the ordinary people and the difficult lives they had.

He wrote his stories in exciting chapters so people looked forward to the next chapter.


Birth

Birth

Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in February 1812.


Working

Working

As a young boy he had to work in a factory which was cruel, had rats running around the floor, was cold, dark and miserable.


School

School

He only went to school for a short period as his father was regularly in the Debtors’ Prison.


Journalist

Journalist

As Charles could read and write he became a journalist for a newspaper. Newspapers were becoming popular at this time.


1836 marriage

1836 Marriage

He married Catherine Hogarth in 1836. They were to have 10 children.


Books

Books

Oliver Twist

Great Expectations/A Christmas Carol

Pickwick Papers / A Tale Of Two Cities


Famous characters

Famous Characters

Some of the characters that Charles Dickens created are famous even today in the English Language.


Famous characters1

Famous Characters

Scrooge=Mean Miser

Fagin=‘Fence’ for thieves

Mr Bumble=Cruel Orphanage head

Pip=A Kind thoughtful boy

MrsGargary= Cruel stepmother

Bill Sykes=Evil thief

Dodger=young pickpocket


Other writings

Other Writings

Dickens wrote many books and other articles for newspapers etc.


Charles dickens

Plan

He would put one chapter per week into the newspaper so that people would buy the newspaper each week to see what happened next.


Speeches

Speeches

Charles went to America to make speeches against Slavery.


Death

Death

He died in 1870 aged 46 and is one of the famous people buried in Westminster Abbey in London.


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