This work chronicles the details of different types of couples in an enrapturing manner. The author has dwelled upon the gesticulations, attitudes and thought processes of various duos. In sharp contrast to other works by Dickens, here he uses a light tone to reflect on multifarious issues regarding weddings and the sequence of events that follows.
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Excerpt from Sketches of Young Couples by Charles Dickens
Webster's edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to "difficult, yet commonly used" words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in German, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English, and avoid using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader decipher a word's meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. If a difficult word is not translated on a page, chances are that it has been translated on a previous page.