08/02/2023

Dickens /Minor /Sketches of Young Couples

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Sketches of Young Couples – 1840 – a series of sketches



The success of Edward Caswall’s 1837 Sketches of Young Ladies prompted the young Dickens to write two companion pieces, which also paint satirical portraits of early Victorian character-types. This one looks at couples.
THE STORY;
This story looks at various types of couple,it is aimed at Gentlemen of Emgland. The chapter headings indicate the approach’

The Young Couple
The Formal Couple
The Loving Couple
The Contradictory Couple
The Couple Who Dote Upon Their Children
The Cool Couple
The Plausible Couple
The Nice Little Couple
The Egotistical Couple
The Couple Who Coddle Themselves
The Old Couple



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