A Christmas carol

A Christmas carol

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  • "Merry Christmas! What right have you to be merry? What reason have you to be merry? You're poor enough."
  • This scene indirectly characterizes Scrooge as cold-hearted because even though the nephew is poor unlike Scrooge, he is still happy and full of joy around the holidays. Scrooge however, is rich and still has a bad attitude.
  • Indirect Characterization
  • "A merry Christmas, uncle! God save you!"
  • The city is dark, cold and the air is palpable. This reflects Scrooge's cold-hearted personality through symbolism.
  • Symbolism
  • "The fog came pouring in at every chink and keyhole, and was so dense without that, although the court was of the narrowest, the houses opposite were mere phantoms"
  • This is internal conflict within Scrooge while seeing himself as a child, left alone within the school while all of his friends went home for the holidays.
  • Internal Conflict
  • "This school is not quite deserted, a solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still"
  • The theme of "A Christmas Carol" is the importance of change. If Scrooge doesn't change, he will be dead in the graveyard, just as the ghost of christmas yet to come showed him.
  • "Am i the one who lay upon the bed?"
  • Theme
  • The Ghost of Christmas Present symbolizes London's power and wealth over the world at the time.
  • Symbolism
  • "A merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us!"
  • Indirect Characterization
  • This scene indirectly characterizes the Cratchits as joyful and thankful because even though they are poor, they still have each other and are thankful freely minute they spend with one another.
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