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Why does the narrarator make such a point of Marley being dead?
Because there is no doubt that he is dead and now a ghost
What has Marley's ghost been doing since his death?
Roaming the Earth bound in chains he made in life.
What is the warning that Marley gives Scrooge?
Warning to change his ways so he does not end up like him
Why was Marley doomed to wander the world?
Marley had only focoused on business and profit, and not the welfare of fellow human beings.
What does the Ghost of Christmas Past mean when he says "there have been 1800 before me"?
Every year since Jesus' birth, a new Ghost of Christmas Present is born.
What are the names of the boy and girl under the cloak of Ghost of Christmas Present?
The boy is Ignorance and the girl is Want. They are man's burdens.
What revelation does Scrooge come to when at
He realises that he should have given Bob Crachit a higher salary and more Christmas Break
How does Scrooge feel about this spirit?
scrooge was fearful of the spirit but he knows it is there to do him good
What is the point of the long conversation between Joe and Ms. Dilber?
About stealing thing's from Scrooge's house after he died and how he pushed people away in life to profit them in death.
What are some of the words Dickens uses to create the mood in the biblic/shakesperic paragraph regarding death?
"Cold, dark dreadful gloomy death" The mood is scary
What does the Spirit show Scrooge when he asks to see some tenderness connected with death?
The Crachit's who are very sad that Tiny Tim is dead
Why is this stave needed when scrooges atitude had already changed so much?
to give him a final warning of what could
What was the strangest thing about the way the first spirit looked?
It was always changing, and Scrooge could not tell whether it was a man or a woman
What was Scrooges initial attitude toward the first spirit?
he was scared and unwilling to acompany the spirit.
What is different about Scrooge when he says "remember it? I could walk it with a blindfold."
He is excited because he is going to relive something that he enjoys.
what does it tell us about Scrooge when Dickens observes "a rapidity of transition very foreign to his usual character"?
he reveales that the inner Scrooge is longing to be happy
When Fan comes to pick up Scrooge, we learn a reason why he may have turned out the way he did. What is this reason?
Scrooges father hated him and sent him away.
Who is Belle and why is she important to Scrooge?
She was Scrooges fiance, but but she dumped him when he became greedy.
How does scrooge try to "extinguish the light?" Does he Succeed? What is the light a symbol of?
He tries to extinguish the flames on the spirits head so that he can shut out his past.
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