In the novel Hard Times by Charles Dickens, what direct comment does the narrator permit himself about the teacher M'Choakumchild?

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The character's name, "M'Chaukumchild," indicates that he is essentially strangling his...

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I would add that the very nature of children is to use imagination and to play and enjoy such things as a circus. However these things are "choked" out of them, to leave nothing but the facts.

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