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Publication 711 By gurujee on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at 05:48   
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In David Copperfield, Dickens champions the importance of a liberal and moral education

Prior to 1870, there were no rules or laws governing school syllabus or teacher conduct. Hence, many schools taught by forcing the students to recite mindlessly from books, discouraging students’ “bright childish imaginations”, consequently turning them into “little parrots and small calculating machines”. Dickens most wholeheartedly deplores this method of teaching... Read Complete

Publication 722 By Neldor on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at 13:22   
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Hurrah! It is exactly so!

But Creakle and Murdstones didn't appear from nowhere... when the educator has to struggle to fill his stomache, how can we expect his purpose to be other than his stomache? So the wretched keeps wretching, evil keeps spreading, till the stomache is filled.

[Nonetheless it is never fun to live among parrots and machines for years..]

Publication 752 By claire on Sunday, April 17, 2005 at 13:23   
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im glad to see so many usefull materials here.Really THANK YOU!!!

Publication 858 By najpa on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 08:27   
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