Analyze Dickens’ characterization of the Dodger

For Miss Deanna

4. Analyze Dickens’ characterization of the Dodger, as he is developed  in the scenes of the first Book of the novel. Is the Dodger a thief, a  hero, a vision of what/who Oliver might become or (your own analysis).  Is Dickens ambivalent about the Dodger?

Answer one of the following questions in an answer of about a paragraph.