Charles Dickens

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Noun1.Charles Dickens - English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)Charles Dickens - English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)
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And Muryan Squeer, Doblin," said the lady with calm superiority.
Squeers has but one eye, and he has two, and the published sketch does not resemble him (whoever he may be) in any other respect, still he and all his friends and neighbours know at once for whom it is meant, because--the character is SO like him.
Squeers is the representative of a class, and not of an individual.
Squeers and his school are faint and feeble pictures of an existing reality, purposely subdued and kept down lest they should be deemed impossible.
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Unfortunately, Ralph exploits the grieving Nicklebys and sends Nicholas away to Dotheboys Hall, a school in Yorkshire run by the abusive Wackford Squeers (Jim Broadbent).
novel by Charles Dickens does Wackford Squeers appear in?
Just before you, you will observe a long window with the words 'coffee-room' legibly painted above it; and looking out of that window, you would have seen in addition, if you had gone at the right time, Mr Wackford Squeers with his hands in his pockets.
Last evening, Squeers grew into a viler and more nefarious being, we have no doubt, than he ever appeared to the mere readers.
Adam Trezise stars in the title role, while Andy Yardley is the evil Wackford Squeers, headmaster of the loathsome school Dotheboys Hall.