Write a notes on Dickensian satire with reference to Mr. Bounderby and Mrs. Sparsit in the novel Hard Times.

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Dickens satire comes in the form of Josiah Bounderby's lies about himself and his upbringing. In an industrialized society where social and economical changes are taking place, the former idea of pedigree, blue blood ties, or aristocratic upbringing became archaic. Hence, the new-born idea of the "self-made man" coming from rags to riches was the new cliche that all successful...

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