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Washington, Jan ary 17: Charles Dickens, whose characters plots often deal with the difficult social realities of Victorian England, makes his readers confront with the stark realities of the 19th century, including poor medical care and social discrimination against the physically disabled and the mentally ill through his work, researchers say.

According to a Tau researcher, the author used literature to showcase discrimination against the disabled and his tales are filled with immortal characters like Scrooge from 'A Christmas Carol' and Miss Havisham from 'Great Expectations'.

"Social attitudes towards the disabled can. »

- Abhijeet Sen

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