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Unit Overview: Oliver Twist: Oliver and the Workhouse

For next step we recommend the unit: Oliver Twist: Oliver Heads to London.

For next step we recommend the unit: Contemporary Short Stories (2/2): Sweetness by Toni Morrison.


4 lessons

Oliver Asks For More

In this lesson, we will look at how Dickens was a social critic. In our reading, Oliver is selected for a risky task - he must ask for more gruel from the workhouse master. We will then analyse what social problems Dickens is critiquing through this scene.

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  • 33m Video
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