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A Christmas Carol Top 10 quotes

Oh! but he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner! (Stave One) "If...

A Christmas Carol theme analysis

True Humanity Scholar Michael Patrick Hearn, in The Annotated Christmas Carol (1976; New York: Norton, 2004), notes that Dickens was a Unitarian. Unitarian Christianity, in...

Metaphors and symbols analysis in Christmas Carol

The most dominant metaphors in A Christmas Carol are the three spirits who visit Scrooge. The Ghost of Christmas Past is a personification of memory....

A Christmas Carol summary – Chapter 5

Stave Five: "The End of It" Scrooge is in his own bed-whose curtains are still intact (a reference to their presence in the charwoman's...

A Christmas Carol summary – Chapter 4

Stave Four: "The Last of the Spirits" In Stave Four, Dickens employs irony to great effect. Each vision the Ghost shows Scrooge leads to...

A Christmas Carol summary – Chapter 3

Stave Three: "The Second of the Three Spirits" Understandably, given his experiences with the first Spirit, Scrooge is now ready, when the clock strikes...

A Christmas Carol summary – Chapter 2

Stave Two: "The First of the Three Spirits" Scrooge awakens in the night and at first thinks he has slept either through an entire...

A Christmas Carol summary – Chapter 1

In keeping with the title of his work, A Christmas Carol, Dickens has divided his story not into chapters but into "staves"-that is, verses...

A Christmas Carol – Characters

Ebenezer Scrooge The protagonist of the novel, who begins the story as a hard-hearted, tight-fisted man of commerce and ends it as a large-hearted, open-handed...