List of Dickensian characters - WikipediaName Nerds main. Charles Dickens created characters with some of the most memorable and sometimes silly names in literary history. Here is a non all-inclusive list of them. Hannibal Chollop tonight at the Roxy! Characters from Charles Dickens Novels.
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens - Characters
List of Dickensian characters
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This is a list of characters in the works of Charles Dickens. Her shoes were white. And she had a long white veil dependent from her hair, and she had bridal flowers in her hair, but her hair was white
Who else could have come up with monikers like Mr. Sweedlepipe, Honeythunder, Pumblechook, and Squeers? It was a talent that has kept readers chuckling for nearly two centuries. But time has left us modern, neo-Dickensians with a major disadvantage. In short, we miss the brilliance of many Dickensian names because we rarely look beyond their appearance and sound. Not exactly. Bumble is more bombastic than bumbling, which is why Dickens was probably thinking more of the word bumptious when creating his name.