By Jesus Betancourt
Connection to present day
Helped change laws that discriminated against the poor.
Has also changed (created) a different style for cinema.
Five fun facts
Created 989 named characters.
Had a pet Raven named Grip and stuffed it when it died.
Always re-arranged his hotel furniture and had to sleep with his head pointing north.
Had a secret door which was designed like a bookcase filled with fake books.
Websites and sources
N.p., n.d. Web. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/dickens_charles.shtml>.
Collins, Philip. "Charles Dickens." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 19 May 2016. <http://www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-Dickens-British-novelist>.
"Imgflip - Create and Share Awesome Images." Imgflip - Create and Share Awesome Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 May 2016. <https://imgflip.com/>.
DickensQ." DickensQ. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 May 2016. <http://staff.washington.edu/cgiacomi/courses/english200/historicalbriefs/dickens.html>.
Hudson, Alex. "Charles Dickens: Six Things He Gave the Modern World." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 May 2016. <http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-16184487>.