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Oliver Twist Presentation

Robert Ross, MJ LaGrande, Justin Welch

Robert Ross

on 17 May 2013

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Transcript of Oliver Twist Presentation

Oliver Twist The Parish Boy's Progress By Charles Dickens Theme Good attitudes can overcome evil intentions, even in times of darkness.
The book represents a few other themes:
Good vs. Evil
Rich vs. Poor Presentation by
MJ LaGrande, Robert Ross, and Justin Welch Plot Structure Characterization Setting and Atmosphere 19th Century London
City is dirty and gloomy, depressing
Countryside is described as a safe haven
Uses imagery
Horrid living conditions for the poor
Lavish lifestyles for the rich
Characters relate to theme Style Narrative Approach Ratings If you can read this, you're not paying attention! Connotative and figurative
Vocabulary is very wide and appropriate to each scene
Uses extreme imagery
Smooth style
Extended similes surrounded by other lengthy sentences
Emphasis supersedes dialogue
19th century colloquialisms
Light and Dark Author is omniscient
Same POV as Oliver
Clear dialogue Robert: 4/5 - Well written, but very long descriptions. Very informative and eye-opening.

Justin: 3/5 - Way to go C-Dog Dickens!

MJ: 2/5 - History Author's name was Charles John Huffam Dickens
Oliver Twist was Dickens's second novel
Was originally published in monthly series from February 1837 to April 1839 Conflict: Man vs. society.
The book was divided into sections based on his setting.
The orphanage
Mr. Brownlow
Mixture of artificial connotation and natural cause and effect. Sense of totality.
complex plot structure
many characters mixing stories
The structure is intentionally loose. The story contains many different stories with different climaxes.
The death of Nancy by Bill Sikes
Marriage between Rose and Harry
Oliver had a way to find his mothers identity. Character types.
Dickens uses the decisions that his characters make in order to develop his characters.
Third person omniscient
Provides incite on characters Important traits.
Oliver’s innocence
Fagin’s greed
Believable content. On top of that, no one has been working on this presentation except me. I hope they're ready for the crippling reality check they're about to face once it's our time to present. Plot Structure (...cont.) Plot Structure (...cont.) Characterization (...cont.)
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