How did Charles Dickens bring the educational pattern to light in his novel Hard Times? what was the purpose behind describing the condition of students? critically evaluate tne eductional system in...

How did Charles Dickens bring the educational pattern to light in his novel Hard Times?

what was the purpose behind describing the condition of students? critically evaluate tne eductional system in the novel (the school ,the students, the atmosphere,the teachers and the style of teaching).

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Dickens' Hard Times makes some compelling statements about the nature of the educational system.  Ahead of his time, Dickens critiques the nature of English education and, through the plight of the characters, pleads for something new to take the place of what is.  The method of teaching present in the Gradgrind pedagogy is one that determines teaching and learning as a compendium of fact based acquisition.  Simply put, the more facts a student learns, the more educated they are.  The "fact over fancy" theme appears more than once.  This model of education...

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