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Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens

Literature and Writing Quotes

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Quote #10

I would fain linger yet with a few of those among whom I have so long moved. (53.14)

Here, the narrator talks about the figures he has "moved" – is he talking about the characters as though they were chess pieces that he’s been moving around the board, or is he talking about wanting to spend more time with the readers, whom he has "moved" emotionally? It’s ambiguous.

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