The life of Charles Dickens

Watch this video about Dicken’s life:

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Did he have an easy life? Why?

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40 Responses to The life of Charles Dickens

  1. maite sillero says:

    No, he didn’t. Victorian times weren’t easy…especially for working class families.

  2. Paula López says:

    Those times weren’t easy for anybody. Even though, he was lucky. There were people in worse situations.

  3. Sergi.R says:

    Charles Dickens had a hard life in the context of the Victorian times and also as shown in this video for other reasons such as marriage with her wife.

  4. Pau Plana says:

    No, he didn’t. Charles Darwin started work at 12 years old and his father was in the prison since he was very young.
    And as every one says the life in the Victorian times wasn’t easy.

  5. Marc Torroella del Rio says:

    No, he didnt have an easy life because he had to pass an historic moment too hard and his family was poor. But thanks to his works, he obtained some money to get ahead.

  6. Pau Domingo says:

    No he didn’t. When he was a child he lost his parents and he went to a orphanage. Also in Victorian times there were many diseases and many people died. But finally the literature gave Dickens an opportunity.

  7. Paula Fernández says:

    No, he didn’t. The Victorian times wasn’t very easy. He worked on a factory when hw were twelve years old during eleven hours a day, his father was in the prison for most of his life…

    • Paula Fernández says:

      No, he didn’t. The Victorian times weren’t very easy. He worked on a factory when he was twelve years old during eleven hours a day; his father was in the prison for most of his life…

  8. Judit Dapena Sanz says:

    Charles Dickens didn’t have an easy life. He began to work when he was very young, he hardly ever saw his parents… He had no counsel from anyone, but however, he didn’t give up and he followed his dreams, and finally he became a persevering writer.

  9. Ariadna Solés Diaz says:

    No, he had not an easy life. Part of his family couldn’t survive the epidemics of the time. The financial situation of his family wasn’t good, when he was twelve he started to work and he had to bring the money to his house, because his father was in prison. Although his childhood wasn’t good, he found the way to be succesful as a writer.

  10. Alejandro Grabosky says:

    No, he didn’t have a fortunate chilhood because he started to work when he was still a child, they had no money and he saw his brothers die . Buy I think that at the end of his life he could be happy because he did what he liked, write.

  11. Marc Salvadó says:

    That time, as ever before, people was destinied to have a good life or wasn’t. Altough his family was poor, he achieved living a good life.

  12. Àurea Oliveras says:

    No he didn’t. He lived in a complicated times, his family was poor and his father went to prison. He worked since he was a child. It wasn’t an easy times for anyone. Then he became a jounalist and start earning money.

  13. Maria Lladosa says:

    No he didn’t. His father was imprisoned and their economic situation worsened. He worked in a factory since he was very young. Charles Dickens was married and had many children. His life and hard times are reflected in his works.

  14. Víctor Montserrat says:

    Charles Dickens hadn´t an easy childhood. As a child he had to work in a factory and his father was in jail. However I think that his adulthood wasn´t that difficult; Dickens was a successful writter, he travelled to USA and Italy, bought a large house and loved his job.

  15. Maria Masip says:

    Dickens had a really hard life for almost everything, his family, his marriage, and even his career because they published false things about him.

  16. Mireia Sarrà says:

    He had a really hard life. He started working when he was a child, his father was in prison and the times weren’t good (there were economical problems, diseases, etc). Writing was the way his life seemed better, and he succeed.

  17. Paula Alvarado says:

    No, he didn’t. The Victorian times wasn’t easy for Charles Dickens. He worked in a factory when he was young, because he had a difficult economic situation. His father was imprisoned. Her mother teached to read. This situation can be seen reflected in his works.

  18. Clàudia Moncunill Alcoverro says:

    No, he didn’t. Victorian times were very hard and he began to work when he was only twelve. His family have not enough money, but when was an adult, he started writing and earning some money.

  19. Júlia Fernández says:

    Dickens didn’t have a good life, because The Victorian times weren’t easy and he lived in poverty and he had to get to work very young. He saw as people of her family dying from diseases. He refuge in the world of writing.

  20. Jordi Roldán says:

    No, he didn’t, because Victorian times were difficult but additionally he didn’t have his parents at his side. Luckily, he could get money with their books.

  21. Mar García says:

    No he didn’t. He started working with only 12 years old, his father was on prision. The Victorian times weren’t easy for no one. He reflected all his problems in his books.

  22. Alex Vela says:

    No he didn’t. Victorian time wasn’t easy for Charles. He start working when he was just a child (12 years old). Her father was in a prison and they had to work very hard. His life is written in their books.

  23. Blanca Molina Guilera says:

    Victorian times were a hard period, so he didn’t have an easy life. His adult life was luckier than his childhood. Before he became a famous writer he had to face difficult years. Although his family was poor, there were people in worse situation.

  24. Anna Oviedo says:

    Dickens didn’t have an easy life. During part of his childhood his father was in jail and at twelve years old he started working in a factory. But after he married, had ten children and became a famous writer, this made him earned money and he can live a life a little easy.

  25. marc collins says:

    No, he started working when he was twelve, his father was in a hurry and every Sunday he went to visit him ..
    But in 1827 he got his first job, he had a career, etc..

  26. Andrea Camerino says:

    Charles Dickens didn’t have an easy life because of the situation of his family in his childhood, they were poor and he had troubles to be a normal kid because his father went to prison and at her 12 years he began to work. But even in this stage, he achieved came out of the poverty and won succsess himself.

  27. Victor Arnau Roca says:

    No he didn’t, When he was a child the family moved to london, then he had to start working in a factory for 11hours a day. Then he moved to Boston, then to italy.

  28. Laura Vidal says:

    No he didn’t. Charles Dickens had a hard life since his childhood and the Victorian times influenced a lot, there weren’t an easy situation for anybody. His hard life is reflected in his works.

  29. Giulia Crepin says:

    He didn’t have an easy life, but he had an incredible talent that rescue him from the misery. Through his passion he could save his life and have an incredible success, but all good things have bad moments and Dickens could not solve this one. Maybe he could fail at that time but ever though he could rise again a few years later. Unfortunately he hadn’t enough time.

  30. Inés Alexandre Barredo says:

    No, he didn’t, Victorian times wasn’t easy for Dickens. He started working with 12 years old, he saw as many people of his family died, his father was on prison and he was a drunk too.

  31. Marc Arnau says:

    No he didn’t. He weren’t very poor, but not rich. He had to work very hard to success, and finally he became famous.

  32. Clara Armengol says:

    The Victorian times weren’t easy for no one so he didn’t have an easy life. He started working when he was just twelve years old. Although his family was poor, there were people in a worse situation.

  33. Alba Garcia says:

    The life of Charles Dickens in the Victorian times wasn’t very easy. It was from a poor family. He started working very young, with 12 years, and his father was in jail.

  34. Alicia Serrano says:

    No he didn’t. He haven’t an easy life and he started work at twelve years old. He saw as many people of his family died…and his father was in a prison.

  35. Sandra says:

    No, not had an easy life because lived in difficult times and he had to work almost all day in a factory from very small because his family was poor , and her father was locked up in a jail.

  36. Marta Valiente says:

    Charles Dickens didn’t have easy life, because her father was in the jail, he was alcohol addiction; he was start to work when he was very young and he was life in a poor family. In my opinion this is not an easy life.

  37. Jordi Coll says:

    Charles Dickens didn’t have easy life because her father was in a prison and they had to work very hard with 12 years old.

  38. Marina Vives says:

    On the one hand I think he had an easy live, on the other hand, he had some problems like: he had to start working when he was 12, visiting his father to the prison or just the fact on drunking in some period of is live. But in general I think he had more easy live.

  39. Mireia Banchs Gual says:

    No, he did’nt. Victorian’s time wasn’t easy. His childhood was very difficult, specially if you start working in a factory with only twelve years old. He was lucky because writing moved him away from that difficult time

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