How does Bob Cratchit refer to Scrooge?

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"Mr Scrooge, The founder of the feast"
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After Scrooge has reformed his life at the end of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol he invites Bob Cratchit to him for some 'smoking bishop' what did he mean?

Smoking Bishop is hot, spiced wine similar to wassail -- something like a hot sangria, scented with oranges and infused with port. This kind of drink was commonly served at the end of a meal. The little ceremonies attached to it and the various personal recipies make it a very hospitable concoction. ( Full Answer )

Who is Bob Cratchit?

Robert (Bob) Cratchit is Ebenezer Scrooges clerk in the novello AChristmas Carol published in 1843

In A Christmas Carol how much did Scrooge pay Bob Cratchit?

he pays bob 15 shillings a week which roughly about 5p now 2nd Answer: The above figure is correct. While not dire poverty, it is quite low. It works out to 39 pounds per year. "Family wages" for Victorian England was probably closer to 50 pounds per year, and even at that it would be a very modes ( Full Answer )

Why does Scrooge send the Cratchits a turkey?

Even in 1843, a turkey was an emblem of fullness and prosperity -- something only the wealthy could afford. Scrooge gave this to the Cratchits to ensure that they would have a feast they deserved, as a kind and loving family.

Why did Bob Cratchit toast Scrooge?

Because Bob (somehow) sincerely believed that Scrooge was worthy of thanks for this meal. Mrs. Cratchit (obviously) disagreed.

Why did Bob Cratchit put up with Scrooge?

At that time work was scarce in Britain. Any jobs had to be helddown no matter what or how the employee was treated because unlessthere was work no-one had money for food, warmth or shelter.

Was Scrooge Bob Cratchits boss?

That is correct. Scrooge under-paid Cratchit, treated him badly, knew nothing about his home life, threatened to fire him, and (apparently) barely viewed him as a human being. But he was Cratchit's boss.

How is Scrooge affected by seeing the Cratchit family?

He gets this feeling of love/care when he sees Cratchit and his family at the dinner table and when he sees Tiny Tim. He regrets his actions towards Cratchit and he wants to make him feel better. He experiences to love, joy, caring, and kindness by just looking at their happy family.

Where did the spirit take Scrooge after they left the cratchits?

The Ghost of Chritasm Present takes Scrooge to the Mines of Walesand then to a light house and Freds home. The Ghost of ChristmasYet To Come took him to Scrooges office where someone else was nowworking and then to the Graveyard where Scrooge would see hisTombstone

How does Scrooge send a turkey to Bob Cratchit?

Scrooge sees a boy passing by his home and gets the child to go and buy the "Prize Goose" that is on display at the localPoulterer's. He then sends the Goose to the Cratchit's by way of the Poulterer,and remains anonymous as a result. Because of the distance he evenpaid for a cab.

Why does Scrooge visit the Cratchits?

On the first occasion to she how they lived and to understand bobslife . On the second occasion it was to witness the impact of TinyTims death on the family should he not get the medical help needed.

How is Scrooge and cratchit alike?

They are not alike. Scrooge is a mean individual who cares for noone whilst Bob is a meek and mild loving family man who tries tosee the good in everyone

What good news does Scrooge give cratchit?

He tells Bob that he is going to raise his salary. Then he tellshim to buy another coal scuttle and bulk up the fire before he dotsanother "I" or crosses another "t"

How are Scrooge and cratchit alike?

Thye are not alike . Scrooge is a cold misery old man who careslittle for anyone whilst Bob is a loving father who tries t see thegood in all and takes time to be part of a loving family despitehis poverty

How does Scrooge treat Bob Cratchit?

Initially appallingly - typical of the time and in contact of themessage Dickens was trying to portray about the way lower classpeople were being treated. However, this changes as Scrooge seesthe error of his ways.

What does Bob Cratchit say to Scrooge about having Christmas Day off?

"You'll want all day to-morrow, I suppose?" said Scrooge. "If quite convenient, sir." "It's not convenient," said Scrooge, "and it's not fair. If I wasto stop half-a-crown for it, you'd think yourself ill-used, I'll bebound?" The clerk smiled faintly. "And yet," said Scrooge, "you don't think me ill ( Full Answer )

How does Scrooges Nephew Show Kindness Do Bob Cratchit?

During the visit of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, Scrooge isshown a scene where Tiny Tim has passed away, and witnesses themourning of the family. Bob Cratchit recounts a passing moment withScrooge's nephew, Fred. Fred, being a naturally affable person, wasgenuinely sympathetic to the Cratchit ( Full Answer )

What was the relationship like between Scrooge and Bob Cratchit?

Initially we see Scrooge as an oppressive employer who seeks todomineer Bob and treat him harshly. Then when seeing the visions ofhis own past and how Fezziwig treated him and his employeesScrooges attitude starts to change. And then in stave 5 we seeScrooge, the changed man soften toward Bob and ra ( Full Answer )

What does Scrooge observe Bob Cratchit family doing in act 2?

This seems to refer to a play of which there are thousands ofversions. However, in stave three of the book the Cratchit familyare visited by the Ghost of Christmas Present and Scrooge. They seethe family as poor as they are celebrate Christmas. Scroogewitnesses the illness of Tiny To. And is shocked ( Full Answer )

What does mrs. cratchit say about Scrooge?

Many strong words. She calls him a miserly old man and tells Boboff for even bringing the name to their Christmas table. Shebusinesslike Scrooge with a vengeance for his treatment of poor Bob

Why did Bob Cratchit consider putting Scrooge straight jacket?

This is not in the original book but potentially added into screenplays (one example found) This was referring to Bobs shock atseeing the normally misery old Scrooge dancing with joy atChristmas and offering him a pay rise

What toast doe Bob Cratchit give to Scrooge and how does his family respond?

Bob stands at the Christmas dinner table and says "Mr Scrooge!said Bob; I'll give you Mr Scrooge, the Founder of the Feast!. His familiy are appalled as they know Scrooge to be a miserly, hardhearted man who mis-treats the loyal Bob. Mrs Cratchit responds " The Founder of the Feast indeed! cried Mr ( Full Answer )

How is Bob cratchit able to work with scrooge?

At that time in London there were so many people moving in to thecity seeking work and a better life that the city was at breakingpoint, food was scares, accommodation as terrible , work wasscarce, the levels of homelessness and deprivation wereunimaginable so to have any job that paid was to be hel ( Full Answer )

How does seeing the Cratchit Christmas impact Scrooge?

Scrooge sees two things. Firstly how he misses the comfort andwarmth of family together at Christmas something he had not had inhis very early years and also he learns about how loyal Bob is ashis emplyee despite how harshly Scrooge treats him. The reaction ofMrs Cratchit brings it home to Scrooge