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Teaching "Mr. Gamfield" from Oliver Twist

"Mr. Gamfield" from Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens's novels criticized systemic problems and society. The novel Oliver Twist exposed the awful treatment of orphans in London during the mid-1800s. This passage explores the character Mr. Gamfield, a cruel chimney cleaner who takes an interest in Oliver Twist for his own greedy purposes.

Charles Dickens
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