A Christmas Carol Context

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  • A Christmas Carol Context
    • Charles Dickens
      • Dickens showed disdain at organisations such as the Church.
      • He disliked poverty and disliked the lack of care which the government showed.
      • He wrote many allegorical books like Oliver Twist, however ACC was the most famous.
    • The link to Christmas exemplifies the lack of warmth shown towards the poor.
    • Poor Law of 1834
      • Intended to reduce the cost of helping the poor.
      • Poor had no choice but to be sent to workhouses.
      • The text was written to contradict the Poor Law.

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