How does Dickens’ language reveal that Oliver is scared in the burglary scene.

During the burglary scene Dickens’ language reveals that Oliver is scared because he realized that they were going to breaks into Mr. Brownlow house. Dickens says that distance, and a cold deadly feeling crept over the boy’s heart,and he saw or heard no more he says that because that is what Oliver feels. This description reveals that Oliver can not feel is heart no more. Dickens uses the word horror to describe Oliver’s fear because it is not right for Oliver to go through this.  This word deadly feeling is significant because it goes with an image of death.


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