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Causing gloom or dejection, gloomy, dreary, cheerless :

dismal

Of unknown authorship or origin:

anonymous

Something that remains above what is used or needed:

surplus

A gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged, depression:

melancholy

Not clearly or explicitly stated or expressed:

vaguely

Having the property of transmitting rays of light through its substance so that bodies situated beyond or behind can be distinctly seen:

transparent

Not credulous, disinclined or indisposed to believe; skeptical:

incredulous

Of great weight, heavy, massive:

ponderous

To feel or express sorrow or regret for:

lament

A funeral song or tune, or one expressing mourning in commemoration of the dead:

dirge

To rob of goods or valuables by open force, as in war, hostileraids, brigandage, etc.: USE AS NOUN

plunder

Of or pertaining to a specter; ghostly; phantom:

spectral

Unyielding, unalterable:

inexorable

To soften in feeling, temper, or determination; become more mild, compassionate, or forgiving:

relent

Joyous, merry, or gay in disposition; glad; cheerful:

blithe

Was the 2nd spirit late or on time?

late

Where did the 2nd spirit go?

scrooge's living room

What did Scrooge's room get transformed into?

a grove

What did the 2nd spirit look like?

a jolly giant

What is the 2nd spirit's name?

the ghost of christmas present

What are three items on the 2nd spirit's throne?

turkeys, geese, and game

About how many brothers does the 2nd spirit have?

1800

Where is the first place the 2nd spirit takes Scrooge?

the city

Who needed the 2nd spirit's sprinkling first?

the poor

What is the clerk's name?

bob cratchit

What are the four NAMED children?

martha, belinda, peter, and tiny tim

What is Scrooge's nephew named?

fred

What are the two children's names?

ignorance and want

What is written on the boy's brow?

doom

What happens at the end of Stave Three?

scrooge sees a hooded phantom

Where was Charles Dickens born?

landport, england

When is his birthday?

february 7, 1812

What was Charles's father's profession?

a clerk at the navy pay office

How old was Charles Dickens when he got his first job?

12

What was Charles Dickens wife's name?

catherine thompson hogart

How many children did Charles Dickens have?

10

When did Charles Dickens die?

on june 9, 1870

How did Charles Dickens die?

of a stroke

What is the 1st spirit's name?

the ghost of christmas past

What is the 3rd spirit's name?

the ghost of christmas yet to come

Who is Scrooge's sister?

fan

Who is Belle?

scrooge's past fiancee

Who is Fezziwig?

scrooge's past employer

Where does the story take place?

london, england

What does the 3rd spirit morph into?

a bedpost

Who is Jacob Marley?

scrooge's former clerk

What are the people doing at the pawn shop?

selling scrooge's stuff

To whom does Scrooge send the prize turkey?

the cratchits

Who's party does Scrooge attend?

his nephew

How does the host of the party respond?

he is very happy

When Bob Cratchit comes to work late the next day, what does Scrooge do?

he gives him a raise

How long was Scrooge with all the spirits?

one night

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