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The Victorian age 1830-1901There was a certain inage that queen victoria tried to portray of herself as a model of england and what the rest of england was supposed to beEngland had changed dramatically, way more than it had in past timesEngland had reached the height and a world emperial powerIts influence was changing more than it had beforeFrom 1837(when victorial ascended to the throne) and 1901(when she died) englands population grew from 2 million to over 6 million Though this population growth would be consdered good, this was not beneficial to the lwer classes There was changes in industrial production, this effected all cirizens in all walks of lifeThere was a lot of innovations and new technologies, this created prosperity for only a few people, but mostly everyone else was still poor and had to live in terrible conditionsVictorian writers had a good mix f positivity and negativityIn many ways the victorian age reflected values that queen victoria had herself espoused: moral responsibility and domestic proprietyFor as “proper” and age as the victorian period seemed, there was a lot of evidence of social dissolution and moral improprietyQueen victoria more than any past ruler became visually synonimous with her country, mainly because she was the first monarch to live in an age with technology like photography, her image could be easily produced and distributedWriters in this age tended to write more explicitly than writers in previou ages, this was an era of rapid transition and changeBecause the victorian period lasted so long, and because the change was so great, it is hard to characterize in any singular, overarching way. Thus, scholars oftern refer to

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