List of Dickensian characters

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This is a list of fictional characters in the works of Charles Dickens .

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Contents: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

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Charles Dickens receiving his characters, drawing by William Holbrook Beard (1824-1900)

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Bumble, the beadle, caricature by Joseph Clayton Clarke

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Newman Noggs and Kate Nickleby - Charles Dickens

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"She was dressed in rich materials--satins, and lace, and silks--all white. Her shoes were white. And she had a long white veil dependent from her hair, and she had bridal flowers in her hair, but her hair was white...I saw that everything within my view which ought to be white, had been white long ago, and had lost its lustre, and was faded and yellow. I saw that the bride within the bridal dress had withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no brightness left but the brightness of her sunken eyes. I saw that the dress had been put upon the rounded figure of a young woman, and that the figure upon which it now hung loose, had shrunk to skin and bone. Once, I had been taken to see some ghastly wax-work at the Fair...Once, I had been taken to one of our old marsh churches to see a skeleton in the ashes of a rich dress, that had been dug out of a vault under the church pavement. Now, wax-work and skeleton seemed to have dark eyes that moved and looked at me. I should have cried out, if I could." [10]

Miss Havisham teaches Estella to deny any emotions which could leave her vulnerable to heartbreak and uses Pip for Estella to practice on. She wants to see Estella break men's hearts to avenge her own broken heart from being left at the altar by Compeyson years before. Pip mistakenly believes Miss Havisham intends him for Estella and is his secret benefactor as he goes to London and becomes a gentleman, finding out later that the convict Magwitch has supplied his 'Expectations'. Miss Havisham dies when her house burns down and leaves her fortune to Estella in Great Expectations .

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he went to New York in 1842

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Notes

  1. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 121.
  2. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. 1868. With an introduction and notes by Radhika Jones. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics, 2003. pp 78.
  3. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. 1868. With an introduction and notes by Radhika Jones. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics, 2003.
  4. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. 1868. With an introduction and notes by Radhika Jones. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics, 2003. pp 83.
  5. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 194.
  6. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 8.
  7. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 8.
  8. "Mr Giles in Oliver Twist". Shmoop.com. Retrieved 2013-03-27.
  9. "John Wilkinson Family". oldcopper.org. Retrieved 2019-11-05.
  10. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 55-56.
  11. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. 1868. With an introduction and notes by Radhika Jones. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics, 2003. pp 25.
  12. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 80.
  13. Nabokov, Lectures on Literature
  14. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. 1868. With an introduction and notes by Radhika Jones. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics, 2003. pp 334-340.
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  16. "Oliver Twist: Character Profiles". NovelGuide. Retrieved 2013-03-27.
  17. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. 1868. With an introduction and notes by RadhikaJones. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics, 2003. pp 3.
  18. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. 1868. With an introduction and notes by Radhika Jones. New York: Barnes and Noble Classics, 2003. pp 3.
  19. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 183.
  20. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 169.
  21. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 24.
  22. Singh, V (2010). "Reflections: neurology and the humanities. Description of a family with progeria by Charles Dickens". Neurology. 75 (6): 571. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181ec7f6c . PMID   20697111.
  23. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 163.
  24. Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Barnes and Noble Classics 2003. pp 42.

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