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Category Archives: Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens’ use of Allegory in Oliver Twist as a Means of Religious and Socio-economic Commentary
Christopher Ingle In this research, I intend to view the connections to John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress and the story of Joseph in the Book of Genesis in The Bible with Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. We will be looking at the character of Oliver Twist in his novel and how his journey is an allegory […] Continue reading
In the following blog post, Killian C. Quigley discusses Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison’s Objectivity in conjunction with personal and societal perceptions of “nature.” The author gives a anecdotal story about how the books he read as a child influenced his contemporary view on nature, and relates it to Daston and Galison’s theories of “truth-to-nature,” […] Continue reading