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Essay - Dickens and Social Criticism: What Price Progress? Chose one of the four reading selections by Charles Dickens from the textbook, as listed below:
Read the selection you chose and answer the following questions in paragraph format, five or six paragraphs (600 word minimum), for a total of two pages.
1. Summarize the main ideas in the selection, including the thesis or main point, and five important details.
2. Explain economic conditions in London at this time, including housing, labor, and family life.
3. Define literary realism and show how Dickens uses the technique in his writing.
4. List three reasons Dickens wants changes for people living in London. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA Style format.
Check with your professor for any additional instructions. (Note: Students can find APA style materials located in the Additional Resources section of their Student Center within their course shell for reference)
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the professor's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
Use the source(s) identified above for the topic you choose, focusing on the main primary source of that author. You may use additional sources also if they are of good academic quality for college papers (Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify). Use proper APA style in-text citing and also a matching APA style References list at the end.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Explain how key social, cultural, and artistic contributions contribute to historical changes.
Explain the importance of situating a society's cultural and artistic expressions within a historical context.
Examine the influences of intellectual, religious, political, and socio-economic forces on social, cultural, and artistic expressions.
Identify major historical developments in world cultures from the Renaissance to the contemporary period.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in the study of world cultures.
Write clearly and concisely about world cultures using proper writing mechanics