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mike crossland
05-24-2005, 06:07 PM
"Strange study for a child,the road to a cold parents heart," this direct quote from the book appears to be the central tenant.How accuratly this is depicted and how pertinent to the world in which we live today. I also find interesting the account of the conversationa style of Mrs Blockitt "she did not presume to state her nameas a fact but merely offered it as a mild suggestion.this manner of speech appears to be fashionable and yet here is dickens illustrating that disposition so many years previously.I offer these perceptions to contrast with previous remarksl