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A Christmas carol
Terms in this set (11)
"as hard and sharp as flint"
Demonstration of lack of emotional connection to the world.
(key word= 'Flint')
shaking hands with every person individually
Fezziwig did not care about social class he treated everyone equally
Dismal little cell
the place where bob cratitch worked
"he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone"
a metaphor used to describe scrooges miserly manor
"Where angels might have sat enthroned, devils lurked"
the contrast of want and ignorance to angels and devils
I wear the chain i forged in life i made it link by link
marley shows scrooge what his selfish life lead to
"... secret, and self contained, and solitary as an oyster.
simile to show scrooges isolated life
any man that goes about with merry Christmas on his lips should be boiled in his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through his heart
scrooges attitude to those who wish others merry christmas
Darkness was cheap and Scrooge liked it
scrooges melancholy attitude and his dislike to spending money
'a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time'
freds view of christmas which represents Dickens' attitude
"If these shadows remain unaltered by the Future... if he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population."
scrooges words used against himself to discuss tiny tims death if changes are not made
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