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ACC - family
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What right do you have to be merry, you're poor enough.
Won't go over to Fred's house because he's married.
What does Scrooge say to Fred that immediately shows us Scrooge isn't interested in family?
'A solitary child, neglected by his friends' - suggests he has been abandoned by his family and sent to this awful place
How is Scrooge described when he's young at the school, and how does it relate to family?
Father is so much kinder than he used to be.'
'you're to be a man.'
What quotes tell us that Fan is naive to the real intentions of her father?
'May you be happy in the life you've chosen.'
What does Belle reluctantly say to Scrooge because she knows he won't commit to her?
"Remove me from this place" Scrooge said in a broken voice.'
He regrets leaving her - he knows he's missed out on a family. Tells us he can change (otherwise he wouldn't care)
How does Scrooge react and why when he sees Belle with a family?
Bob says Tiny Tim is getting better (which he's not).
Scrooge asks if tehre isn;t any support around for him.
The ghost reminds him of surplus population - Scrooge hangs head in shame and penitence.
Why causes this: Bob's voice was tremulous when he told them this'? How does Scrooge react, and what does the ghost say back to him?
He is the novella's role model - speaking ill of people is a cheap/nasty and wrong way to go about things.
'I am sorry for him. Who suffers from by his ill whims? Himself, always.'
Why won't Fred disparage Scrooge, and what does he say ?
Scrroge doesn't have anyone to care for him and organsise a funeral etc. The theives have stolen from him; even the shirt off his back
What does the thieves scene tell us about family?
Martha didn't want to disappoint him.
He weeps for Tiny Tim.
Dickens shows us that honest hard working family is suffereing because of a man like Scrooge and the system he represents. This is not how it should be.
The Cratchits are a very loving family. Give some examples how, and explain Dickens makes them so
Helps Tiny Tim - so he survives - and becomes like an uncle
Pays Bob more
How does Scrooge's change affect the Cratchits?
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