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1 BY JONATHAN H & CHIMA O’H CHARLES DICKENS

2 Charles Dickens is probably the most famous author in the English language. FAMOUS AUTHOR

3 HE wrote about the ordinary people and the difficult lives they had.HE wrote his stories in exciting chapters so people look forward to the next chapter. WHY IS HE FAMOUS

4 Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in February BIRTH

5 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. WORKING

6 He only went to school for a short period as father was regularly in the Debtor’s prison. SCHOOL

7 As Charles could read and write he became a Journalist for a newspaper.Newspaperswe re becoming popular this time. JOURNALIST

8 HE married Catharine Hogarth in They were to have 10 children 1836 MARRIAGE

9 Oliver twist Great Expectations/A Christmas Carol Pickwick Papers/A Tale Of Two Cities BOOKS

10 Some of the characters that Charles Dickens created are famous even today in the English language. FAMOUS CHARACTERS

11 Scrooge=Mean Miser Fagin=‘Fence’ For Thieves Mr.Bumble=Cruel Orphanage Head Pip=a kind thoughtful boy Mrs. Gargary= cruel stepmother Bill Sykes=Evil thief Dodger = young pickpocket. SCROOGE

12 Dickens wrote many books and other articles for newspapers etc. OTHER WRITINGS

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

14 Charles went to America to make speeches against slavery. SPEECHES

15 He died in 1858 aged 46 and is one or the most famous people buried in Westminster Abbey in London DEATH


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