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According to this article, Dickens's novels contain a total of 989 named characters.
That's got to be some kind of a record, don't you think?
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In the Charles Dickens Encyclopedia, compiled by Michael and Molly Hardwick (1973) I counted 2233 characters.
from Aaron (Mutual Friend) to Zephyr (Pickwick)
Harry Van Camp |
February 19, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Really?? Wow! And they were all named characters?
February 19, 2012 at 12:37 PM
All these characters have names.
Several different characters can have the same name p.e. :
Murdstone Edward : partner in Murdstone and Grinby (Copperfield)
Mrs.Edward Murdstone the first (Copperfield)
Mrs.Edward Murdstone the second (Copperfield)
Jane Murdstone : Edward's sister
There are 15 different characters with the name Tom. etc.
(sorry my English, I'm Belgian - Flemish Speaking)
Harry Van Camp |
February 20, 2012 at 03:34 PM
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