A Christmas Carol-Holiday Homework

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A Christmas Carol- Holiday Homework Stave 1 Questions 1. Marley was Scrooges former business partner. “ Scrooge and he were partners for I don’t know for I don’t know how many years” Stave 1. 2. The narrator made it perfectly clear at the beginning that Marley is a dead character, and has been dead for 7 years. “ Old Marley was as dead as a door nail”, “Marley was dead to begin with” 3. A. Scrooge responded dully though face expression when his nephew invited him for dinner. “Because you fell in love! Growled Scrooge, as id that were the only one thing in the world more ridiculous than a Merry Christmas”. B. Scrooge responded in a rude manner to the gentlemen, showing no sense of generosity or sympathy to donate money to the…show more content…
The light symbolizes Scrooges past Christmases. 6. Scrooge tries to extinguish the light in order to shut down all the past visions of his past because they were bringing him down. Stave 3 Answers: 1. The spirit is described as a giant wearing a green robe covered in fur while his hair is made up of dark brown large curls. His personality reflects a kind and cheerful aura. 2. The ghost states that Scrooge has never laid eyes on him before as he is the ghost of present and scrooge has failed to observe the present and the life others. The ghost’s >1800 brothers symbolize the town’s population. 3. The night before, Scrooge’s attitude was repulsive towards going on a trip to the past but now was eager to learn and profit from the chance to see the present situation. 4. The weather may be cold and gloomy but the spirit of the people during Christmas overcomes the climate with their cheerfulness and their bright happy hearts! 5. During the era of dickens’ day, Christmas had a deeper meaning; people coming together despite their poor ways of living and uniting as a community and family to celebrate in their best clothes…show more content…
| Belle | Scrooge's former girlfriend, she breaks up with him because of his greed. | Fan | Scrooge's younger sister. | http://www.gradesaver.com/a-christmas-carol/study-guide/character-list/ | 2. Marley's purpose in this story is to begin the saga of the three spirits that visit Scrooge. Marley is also there to explain to Scrooge his bad deeds and wrong doings and warn him of the terrible fate that will come if he does not change his ways, such as when he informs Scrooge on his "ponderous chain" he has forged, he says, "The weight and length of the coil you bear yourself? It was full and heavy as this, seven Christmas Eves ago. You have labored on it since." Marley was also Scrooge's only friend and now that he died, the reader is shown Scrooge's loneliness. 3. Fezziwig was a cheerful man and Scrooge was a grump. Fezziwig showed his workers respect and Scrooge treated Bob Cratchit like a pauper. Fezziwig loved his wife dearly and Scrooge chose wealth over true love. Fezziwig was generous to a fault and Scrooge was a miser to a fault. Fezziwig hosted parties for his workers and friends and Scrooge did
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