Research and discuss classism in England during Victorian Times.   What were the social classes of this time?  What problems were caused  because of classism? 

 Charles Dickens was not only an author but one of the  most important social commentators of his time, who used his writing as a  tool of expression for his criticisms of Victorian England.  After  reading the selection from Charles Dickens’ “Hard Times”, choose one of  the following topics to find out more about, and write a clearly  developed and well-formed research paper on your chosen topic.  Follow  the writing process and use APA format to cite sources used.  Use the  following two websites to help you in your writing:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/658/01/  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/

1. Dickens was a strong champion for children’s rights in a time when  children were treated as property.  Research and discuss some of the  abuses of children during Victorian Times.

2. Research and discuss classism in England during Victorian Times.   What were the social classes of this time?  What problems were caused  because of classism?

3.Research and discuss the role of women in Victorian England.  What  were some of the abuses of women?

Each essay should be well developed with a clear intro with thesis, body  paragraphs that support, and a conclusion.  Your essay should be a  minimum of 500 words and have a corresponding works cited page of all  sources used.