Charles Dickens 18 How Has Dickens Impacted Culture Today

How has Dickens impacted culture today? We don't know about you, but we watch A Muppet's Christmas Carol every year, so...that's probably the answer, right?

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as a stage adaptation teo oliver twist There are so

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many movie versions of things like the christmas carol and

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david copperfield and you know you name it that's endless

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The bbc has certainly taken care about television Many dramas

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and things adaptations have been made certainly things like all

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of our khun b reenacted by students And i know

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lots of teachers who have turned even just seems from

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dickens novels into many reenactments and classrooms And again it's

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important to remember the reason that's so easy to do

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is because these novels came out in pieces So if

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you're reading two chapters in time those sets of pages

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sixty some odd pages are very encapsulated They can often

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stand alone as almost like a mini story within within

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the greater novel So this is one of the reasons

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why it's so easy to to make episodes out of

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the novel so that has absolutely been endless And then

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i think my favorite Adaptation which might be everyone's favorite

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adaptation is the muppets christmas carols I think that christmas

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carol is probably the best example of this kind of

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adaptation not just because that was a novella that it

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was shorter and therefore easier to turn into a movie

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but also because that had such enormous cultural impact It

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is impossible I think for at least americans to even

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imagine what christmas would look like or should look like

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if that noble had been written So much of what

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we do in terms of our traditions goes back to

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the korean period and often specifically goes back to dickens

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Depiction in that novella So the reason we take so

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well to that is because we just sort of gobbled

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up dick in silk line and sinker Andi don't realize

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it And so when you think of fur lined coats

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and we think of reeds and all that stuff that

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is that is dickensian Much of that is victorious How

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have dickins work's been adapted in different media What holiday

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to dickens Heavily influence I heard kermit the frog had 00:02:23.748 --> [endTime] to audition four times