A Christmas Carol Background

Erin Gee

  • Charlie Dickens wrote 14 books
  • Dickens's first book was sketches
  • He was 24 when he wrote sketches
  • Dickens started writing because he needed a job and his job ended up being writing for a paper
  • he lived from 1812-1870
  • The Victorian Era started in 1837
  • The Victorian Era ended in1901
  • The Victorian Era made literary school a big deal
  • Poverty means that a person lived in poor conditions
  • Poverty made Charlie Dickens and his family live in jail
  • Child Labor affected Dickens because to get out of jail Dickens had to work until he made enough money to pay off his father debt