This is a ‘tag cloud’ of all the themes used in our archive of over 600 Charles Dickens quotations.

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Abandonment Alcohol Appearance Appearance (Person) Appearance (Places) Bureauracy Business Charity Childhood Children Christmas Circumlocution Office Class Coketown Crime Death Destiny Domestic Violence Education Emotions Environment Execution Family Fog Food Greed Home Industrial Revolution Joy Law Life London Love Miserly Money Parliament Pollution Poverty Prison Redemption Regret Theatre Truth Weather Women


A Child's History of England A Christmas Carol An Appeal To Fallen Women A Parliamentary Sketch A Sleep To Startle Us A Tale of Two Cities Barnaby Rudge Bleak House David Copperfield Devil's Acre Dombey and Son Early Coaches Gin Shops Great Expectations Greenwich Fair Hard Times Letters to Friends Letters to Newspapers Little Dorrit Martin Chuzzlewit Miss Evans and the Eagle Nicholas Nickleby Oliver Twist On Duty With Inspector Field Our Mutual Friend Red Tape Sentiment Sketches by Boz Speeches Sunday Under Three Heads The Amusements of the People The Begging-Letter Writer The Black Veil The Boarding-House The Chimes The Drunkard’s Death The Election for Beadle The Four Sisters The Hospital Patient The Old Curiosity Shop The Pickwick Papers The Steam Excursion The Streets – Night The Wreck of the Golden Mary Thoughts about People


Abel Magwitch Arthur Clennam Belle Bob Cratchit Businessmen David Copperfield David Copperfield Ebenezer Scrooge Estella Fagin Fezziwig Fred Ghost of Christmas Past Ghost of Christmas Present Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come Jacob Marley Jaggers Joe Gargery John Jarndyce Josiah Bounderby Jo the sweeper Lizzie Hexam Martin Chuzzlewit Miss Havisham Montague Tigg Mr. Krook Mr. Pancks Mrs. Bob Cratchit Nancy Nicholas Nickleby Oliver Pip Samuel Pickwick Sam Weller Sarah Gamp Seth Pecksniff Stephen Blackpool Sydney Carton The Pickwick Papers Thomas Gradgrind Tiny Tim Wackford Squeers Wemmick Wilkins Micawber Willis sisters