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I need you to check these sentences. I would like to rephrase n.1-2, too.
Thank you very much!!

1)Describe how Mr Gradgrind is portrayed by Dickens in Chapter 2 of Hard Times. What is his surname symbolic of? How does he address his pupils and what kind of philosophy does he embody? Refer finally to the contrasting depiction of Sissy and Bitzer.
2)What does the term “Victoria” refer to? What did the Victorian code of values consist of?
3) How is Coketown described by Dickens in Hard Times. What is the significance of the Coketown imagery. What values prevail in Coketown?
4) The journalist asked where I was going to sing on my next tour.
The officer asked if I coud show him my permit.

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    1. I'd write "depictions" since you're referring to two characters, not one.

    4. spelling >> could

    Everything else is fine.

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