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Overview

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Author

Charles Dickens

Years Published

1837–39

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

Oliver Twist is told from a third-person point of view with an omniscient, or all-knowing, narrator. This choice allows Dickens to accomplish several authorial goals: revealing interior thought processes and various emotions, adding commentary on characters, and editorializing on the events of the story and early 19th-century English society.

Tense

Oliver Twist is written in the past tense.

Summary

This study guide and infographic for Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents, Q&A pairs, and flashcards created by students and educators.

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