Hard Times Argumentative
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Utilitarianism “Quadruped. Graminivorous. Forty teeth, namelytwenty-four grinders, four eye-teeth, and twelve incisive. Sheds coat in spring……” A perfect example of a product ofutilitarian education, Bitzer defines a horse off the top of hishead in a split second. Utilitarianism is the assumption thathuman beings act in a way that highlights their own selfinterest. It is based […]

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Hard Times: A Characterization of England’s Industrial Revolution
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What justifies hard times? One would be justified to say that America is in the midst of hard times; with high unemployment, out of control government, and a failing economy. Though few would be justified to define a fiercely progressing society, full of promise and growth as one that is facing hard times; Charles Dickens […]

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How Dickens criticises the Victorian education system in the opening of Hard Times
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In Dickens’ Hard Times, the reader is presented with a clear and judgemental picture of Utilitarian principles, and its effect on education. Dickens shows his strong disapproval towards the effects of an education based solely around ‘Facts’ during the Victorian era, where rules are made to produce the “greatest good for the greatest number”. He […]

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Reformation of Victorian Society in Hard Times
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1. How did Charles Dicken’s Hard Times contribute to the reformation of the Victorian society? Hard Times is the tenth novel produced by Charles Dickens that accentuates on a world of Darwinism and domestic breakdown in which those with power devour those with less or none. This is essay will seek to comment on how did Charles […]

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Presentation of Conflict in Hard Times
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In “Hard Times” by Charles Dickens, conflict is presented as the outcome of industrialisation, material prosperity and a strict utilitarian way of life. In the 1850’s when the novel was written in instalments in ‘Household Words’, Victorian England was in the age of reform, which was creating new tensions between social classes, and creating a […]

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