History Literature / OliverTwist

20th Jul '16 6:51:55 PM thatother1dude
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** In one scene, Nancy rages at Fagin for corrupting her when she was a child. While Fagin explicitly employs several individuals in different illegal activities (pickpockets, housebreakers, spies), Dickens had to [[WordOfGod confirm later]] that, yes, he's also a pimp, and Nancy (and probably Bet) are prostitutes.

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** In one scene, Nancy rages at Fagin for corrupting her when she was a child. While Fagin explicitly employs several individuals in different illegal activities (pickpockets, housebreakers, spies), Dickens had to [[WordOfGod confirm later]] has separately confirmed that, yes, he's also a pimp, and Nancy (and probably Bet) are prostitutes.
10th May '16 7:38:17 AM NightShade96
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Novel by Creator/CharlesDickens, originally published as a serial in ''Bentley's Miscellany'' between 1837 and 1839. Oliver Twist is born an orphan and raised to a young age in a cruel workhouse that exploits the poor. Eventually he escapes the workhouse, only to run afoul of the London underworld. He's recruited into a pickpocket gang, but rescued by a kindly gentlemen who discovers Oliver's real identity and finally finds him a happy home.

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Novel A novel by Creator/CharlesDickens, originally published as a serial in ''Bentley's Miscellany'' between 1837 and 1839. Oliver Twist is born an orphan and raised to a young age in a cruel workhouse that exploits the poor. Eventually he escapes the workhouse, only to run afoul of the London underworld. He's recruited into a pickpocket gang, but rescued by a kindly gentlemen who discovers Oliver's real identity and finally finds him a happy home.



* WouldntHurtAChild: The Maylie family's manservant, Giles, is quite proud of the fact he managed to shoot one of the would be intruders who tried to break into the household. Until he realizes he shot Oliver, [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone at which point he essentially turns white with shear horror.]]

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* WouldntHurtAChild: The Maylie family's manservant, Giles, is quite proud of the fact he managed to shoot one of the would be intruders who tried to break into the household. Until he realizes he shot Oliver, [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone at which point he essentially turns white with shear sheer horror.]]
22nd Apr '16 9:48:33 AM GothicProphet
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* PragmaticAdaptation: Besides dropping a lot of plot points in order to squeeze the story into a 74-minute movie, the film fixes the egregious [[ContrivedCoincidence Contrived Coincidences]] from the novel. The film omits the bits about Rose being Oliver's aunt and Mr. Browlow being Oliver's father's friend; they are simply nice people who wind up taking an interest in Oliver.

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* PragmaticAdaptation: Besides dropping a lot of plot points in order to squeeze the story into a 74-minute movie, the film fixes the egregious [[ContrivedCoincidence Contrived Coincidences]] from the novel. The film omits the bits about Rose being Oliver's aunt and Mr. Browlow being Oliver's father's friend; they are simply nice people who wind up taking an interest in Oliver.Oliver.
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14th Mar '16 3:05:44 PM eroock
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->''"Please, sir, I want some more."''\\

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->''"Please, sir, I want some more."''\\"''


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* PovertyFood: 3 thin bowls of gruel a day.
14th Mar '16 3:04:43 PM eroock
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--'''Oliver Twist'''

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--'''Oliver -->-- '''Oliver Twist'''
5th Mar '16 6:15:01 AM Monolaf317
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* PovertyFood: Possibly the TropeCodifier, with the gruel.
12th Jan '16 3:43:13 PM Boggs
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* WouldntHurtAChild: The Maylie family's manservant, Giles, is quite proud of the fact he managed to shoot one of the would be intruders who tried to break into the household. Until he realizes he shot Oliver, [[MyGodWhatHaveIFone at which point he essentially turns white with shear horror.]]

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* WouldntHurtAChild: The Maylie family's manservant, Giles, is quite proud of the fact he managed to shoot one of the would be intruders who tried to break into the household. Until he realizes he shot Oliver, [[MyGodWhatHaveIFone [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone at which point he essentially turns white with shear horror.]]
12th Jan '16 3:42:34 PM Boggs
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* WouldntHurtAChild: The Maylie family's manservant, Giles, is quite proud of the fact he managed to shoot one of the would be intruders who tried to break into the household. Until he realizes he shot Oliver, [[MyGodWhatHaveIFone at which point he essentially turns white with shear horror.]]
10th Nov '15 5:24:30 PM DoctorCooper
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* ''Las Aventuras de Oliver Twist'', a Mexican animated adaptation.
6th Nov '15 9:16:00 AM Shadowgazer
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* BigBadDuumvirate: Monks hires Fagin to do his dirty work and Fagin makes deals with Bill Sykes.
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