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Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist


by Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist Literature and Writing Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)

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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