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Charles Dickens and Critical Realism

Author GuoChunLin
Tutor MaChuanZuo
School Shandong Normal University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Dickens Critical Realism Great Expectations
Type Master's thesis
Year 2004
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1830s after the bourgeois revolution in Britain and France and other developed capitalist society appeared a new literary genre, then it rapidly fulfill a Europe of the nineteenth century the most important and the most magnificent, The most useful literary trend. Because of its distinct order of reality, to expose and criticize strongly was later known as critical realism. Dickens is representative of critical realism in the history of English literature, he is the classical authors, in addition to Shakespeare's most important writers outside, but also the world famous writers of literature, its position can not be replaced. He lives in England capitalist society, from their own personal experience of poverty and hard starting, coupled with the British and American social phenomenon of profound observation, writing a large variety of theme works, of which the biggest success of the novel, especially in long novel. Dickens is the core ideology bourgeois humanism. His heart full of love and compassion for the oppressed, he advocated freedom, equality, fraternity, that determines the value of the human person of good and evil. His work has always maintained the loyalty of the people and the pessimism of capitalist society. He works in a lot of criticism of criticism focused on the social evils, poverty, injustice, hypocrisy, corruption, money worship and other evils. Although he can not find a fundamental way to solve social problems, but his sharp social criticism, keen observation of the real or imaginary people and events make a wonderful description of the language of showing sympathy for the oppressed society and social dark sarcasm. This paper discusses the rise of critical realism, development and characteristics, and focus on combining Dickens masterpiece \Xing made the appropriate elaboration. This paper discusses the structure is as follows: This article describes the main contents of the statement, leads Zhu Wen. Chapter I: Introduction The rise of realism nineteenth-century Europe and the UK critical realism historical, social and philosophical background as well as traditional literary realism of its significant impact. Chapter Two: Critical Realism features. That this is the main part. Consists of four parts: first, to expose the evils of capitalist society criticize reality. First, a brief introduction was critical realist writers of the various evils of social attitudes, and then focus combined with \Second, the description of a typical environment typical character. Critical realism inherited the traditional realism to create methods, through an objective description of the environment represents a typical real detail characterization to enhance critical effect. After the idea of ??\Third, critical realism writers democracy and humanitarian point of view. This section discusses the critical realist humanitarianism performance and limitations. By the same time, \Fourth, critical realism literature superb writing practices. Writers in the creation of critical realism based on the practice has accumulated a wealth of experience, with a high artistic skills, such as the details of the realistic and vivid description of environment, delicate psychological characterization and language, behavior, facial expressions of the character. This article focuses on Charles Dickens' Great Expectations \Finally, the conclusion of this article to make a summary. Keywords: Dickens; critical realism; \

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