Example sentences for: dickens

How can you use “dickens” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And where a literal-minded parodist might have bound the narrative to Dickens and his doings, Carey gives the novel and its themes a full life outside them.

  • Dickens certainly was not wishy-washy when it came to developing characters, and Seth Pecksniff was definitely not just a quick study among the cast in Martin Chuzzlewit .

  • I've read the Dickens original over and over and seen all the previous adaptations, yet I didn't for an instant yearn for 19 th -century London--at least, not until the movie had ended, when I was scratching my head over why it finally seemed so un-Dickensianly miniature.

  • Maggs ' London is Dickens' London, only darker: a city whose humanity has long since run dry and whose juveniles--the Twists and Dorrits and Chuzzlewits and Maggses--are forced into lives of crime.

  • They are allowed to transcend their particular poverties--of class, gender, or nationality--in a way Dickens granted precious few Micawbers.

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