What does Mrs Cratchit think of Scrooge in a Christmas Carol?
Because he is a very kind and humble man. He is grateful to Scrooge even for the miserable few shillings he earns every week.
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In a Christmas carol Fezziwig's kindness and good spirits makes Scrooge wish that he could speak with Bob Cratchit. Why is that?
This is the beginning of Scrooge's conversion, as we see him compare his own actions with those of the late Fezziwig. He wants to talk to Cratchit to express his remorse for his previous attitudes.
The ghost of Christmas present and in stave four the Ghost ofChristmas Yet To Come
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 )
For most of the story, she resents and despises him for a hard master to her husband and his lack of compassion for others. She's willing for her husband to defend him and, as a good Christian woman, would welcome him into her home. By the end of the book, she's seen the change in Scrooge and she co…mes to love him. ( Full Answer )
His address is never actually stated in the book. However, it hasbeen agreed that based on descriptions of the city of London givenin the book Scrooge lived within walking distance of Corn Hill andThe Corn Exchange (both are still there today) in the City centre.It appears from the area description …this was near to Camden Town ( Full Answer )
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…t living with very little or anything left for luxuries or "extras". A skilled tradesman would earn more that Bob if fully employed, so it is strange that Bob, a white collar worker who would have had a marketable skill, would accept such wages. Of course if he didn't there wouldn't be much of a story, so perhaps its not best to take Dickens as a study in economics. ( Full Answer )
He thought about his hapiness as a child, and the memories that pained him when he was unhappy.
she dress very poorly in the story and she weared the same ribbon ,dress every she washed but couldn't afford to buy new dress and ribbon
In Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol , Scrooge sends a young boy to buy a turkey on Christmas Day, which he plans to send to the Cratchit's as a surprise. Firstly, Mr. Cratchit is a poor man who is forced by Scrooge to work a lot as his clerk. He loves Christmas. He has a sick son named Tiny Tim… and also has a wife. ( Full Answer )
A scrooge is a representation of a miserly, self-absorbed, bitter person. Specifically a person who says "Bah, Humbug" to cheerful wishes of "Merry Christmas", caroling, decorating, or taking time off to celebrate Christmas. The Scrooge (before a visit by his past, present, and possible future spir…its) was only interested in himself and gaining money to the extent that he was willing to fire dedicated employees if they didn't work 365 days a year. He was not willing to give any time off to celebrate Christmas. He rejected offers of celebration, friendship, or love because of his self-absorbtion and absolute focus on money. Scrooge was an unhappy man, but he didn't even know it. The Scrooge at the end of Dicken's story is a changed person, finally giving to others and celebrating Christmas - sharing love and at least for one day being a blessing to others. He is the main character whose life must change ( Full Answer )
They represent the majority of the population in the time, hardworking and not well off. The Cratchits represent a moral. You don't have to be rich to behappy, basically. Scrooge is rich, but he's lonely and isolated, soconsequently, he isn't happy. But there you have the Cratchits, whoare poor, do… hard work, are burdened by the sadness of their sonbeing a cripple, and are still happy. Because they are together,they have each other. when watching them, Scrooge realises whathe's been missing out on, begins to understand why christmasmatters even to poor people, and also starts to regret thestinginess and cold-nature he shows to his clerk. Since the wholebook is effectively about the infamous misers journey ofself-discovery, he learns from the characters he witnesses, when hesees the Cratchits, it softens him to the poor. ( Full Answer )
Bob Cratchit was Scrooges over worked employee who has a son named Tiny Tim. Later in the novel Scrooge realizes that he should pay Bob more so Bob can pay for treatments to Tiny Tim.
Not all the Cratchit family are given names in the original bookhowever those mentioned are; ROBERT (BOB) CRATCHI MRS CRATCHIT BELINDA CRATCHIT: the Cratchit's second daughter LITTLE BOY CRATCHIT: another Cratchit son LITTLE GIRL CRATCHIT: another Cratchit daughter MARTHA CRATCHIT: the eldest d…aughter of the Cratchit's and of course TIMOTHY (TINY TIM ) CRATCHIT ( Full Answer )
Ebenezer Scrooge is an anti character in the story 'Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens .Scrooge is a miser and does not believe in the 'spirit of Christmas' to share human values such as benevolence,charity,mercy, forebearance,sharing love and joy with others. The realised what he had missed in the… past,what he was missing at present and the future consequences ,when nobody would claim his dead body after his death. He was warned by the ghost of his ex-partner Jacob Marley and the three ghosts of the Chjristmas past,present and future. He realized his folly and became a changed person. ( Full Answer )
he hated all of them and especially the people who sang them! It is a good thing he redeemed himself in the end!
Before his change, they thought he was a greedy, selfish, uncheerful, and "Humbug!" man. Everyone hates him. After his change(after the visit of the spirits), everyone saw him as a generous, cheerful, unselfish, merry man! Everyone loves him now!
Bob remained loyal to Scrooge. He thought that Scooge althoughfinacially rich was poor in life and this saddened Bob.
In the end of the story Scrooge recognises the help he can be tothe family especially in helping with Tiny Tims medical issues.Scrooge becomes a good friend to the family helping them throughhard times
In the last stave Bob Cratchit is not home at his normal time. Thiscause his family concern. When he comes home he expalins that hehas been to the grave of his son Tim and look at the area where helies
Young man that looks older than his years and family size. Hisframe is very slight and looks at times undernourished. Bob seesthe best in everyone and seeks not to have confrontation. Hes aloving husband and father
Jim Carey, in the most recent version. If that's not the one you're looking for, you really should specify.
he thinks he is harsh but come to the end of the book or film he likes him
Bob and his family are based so it is thought on that of CharlesDickens own young life. His father too was a clark. Bob shows usthe working class family who are still poor but strive to live andmake the best of what is a bad situation
He live in Camden Town - This was about 40 minutes walk to thecounting house where he worked.
Mrs. Cratchit wished the children could have a better Christmasthan they are given. knowing that this is all they can afford, shefeels sorry for her children, and loving them the way she does, shewants to make it better. Bob on the other hand only wishes the whole family can learn tolove each other …more on Christmas, because the family is allthey've got. ( Full Answer )
Firstly, Mr. Cratchit is a poor man who is forced by Scrooge to work a lot as his clerk. He loves Christmas. He has a sick son named Tiny Tim and also has a wife.
Martha Cratchit, the eldest daughter, who works as an apprentice ata milliner's. Belinda Cratchit, the second daughter. Peter Cratchit, the heir, for whom his father is arrangingemployment at the weekly rate of five shillings and sixpence. Timothy "Tiny Tim" Cratchit. The youngest child, he is ill a…ndwalks with the aid of a crutch. An unnamed younger son, and daughter. ( Full Answer )
\n\n Bob Crachit is important in Christmas carol because his character\nand his family show a classic family in poverty. We know that Crachits family\nis exceptionally poor when it says âsuch a small pudding for such a large\nfamilyâ This has a negative impact on the reader as they know… that scrooge\ncould decide if the Crachits were rich or poor yet Scrooge chooses keep the Crachits\nin poverty by giving Bob such a low salary furthermore the reader could be\nfrustrated as Bob Cratchit is grateful that scrooge is paying him and even\ntoasts to him on Christmas day âto Mr scrooge the founder of the feastâ this\nalso shows that Bob likes Scrooge even though he mistreats him. This could make\nthe reader feel guilt as they may have more money than Bob Crotchet and take it\nfor granted. Bob Crotchet is also important as he is a perfect example of how\nscrooge treats him. \n\n ( Full Answer )
They would open simple presents and sit around a small coal firewhich they cooked on as well making their Christmas dinner. Atabout 11 am Bob would take Tiny Time to Church to celebrateChristmas and on returning home would site with the family, eattheir simple dinner and play games
Loyalty and to a degree sadness as he felt that Scrooge was missingout on so much of life
He didn't care initially then seeing the visions of his belongingsbeing sold off, the way the other business people seemingly caredonly of there was food at his funeral brought it home to him justhow lonely he really was
The rich and ignorant people of the time that did not see thesuffering of the poor
There is no reference to Theresa Cratchit in teh original works.However there is a son and daughter that are mentioned but not byname
Bob Cratchit is unassuming and gentle and tries to see the positivein Scrooge where Mrs Cratchit hates Scrooge and seeks to give him apiece of her mid for the ways he treats Bob
What lesson does the ghost of Christmas present want to tell Scrooge when he bring s him to the Cratchits house in the Christmas Carol?
That you do not need money in order to maintain a happy family and to be happy. Is spending time with your family and friends that makes time really worth it. In the Christmas Carol, The Cratchits are poor and have a disabled child however there are very happy in a magnificent dinner on Christmas da…y! Scrooge realizes that money isnt the first priority of life but happiness and love is. ( Full Answer )
Pity. They see that he is only a fool to himself. He distanceshimself from those that care, isolates himself and is ignorant toothe plight of others.
Mrs. Cratchit, Bob Cratchit's wife, who is named Emily in someadaptations. Martha Cratchit, the eldest daughter, who works as an apprentice ata milliner's. Belinda Cratchit, the second daughter. Peter Cratchit, the heir, for whom his father is arrangingemployment at the weekly rate of Five shillings… and sixpence. An unnamed younger son, named Matthew in some adaptations. An unnamed younger daughter, named Lucy in some adaptations. Timothy "Tiny Tim" Cratchit. He is desperately ill, and walks witha crutch. The names of those stated as in some adaptations were added aconsiderable time after the original book was published. ( Full Answer )
He referred to it as a "humbug." Interestingly, the word does not mean "silly foolishness," but "deceit." Scrooge is not necessarily saying that people act silly at Christmas time, but that they deceive themselves and others with their kindness.
Belle (no last name is given) and Ebenezer were formally engaged, but she called off their engagement when she realized Ebenezer loved money more than he loved her. When she asked him, point-blank, if he would now want to marry her, knowing he would receive no dowry if he did; his silence spoke volu…mes. ( Full Answer )
A poor yet loving man with a large family who is loyal despite histreatment by Scrooge
In those days (around 1843) the entertainment would have beensimple party games and singing of Christmas Songs and Carols
He looked upon Tiny Tim Cratchit as the child he would never have.Following his visitations his focus changed to a caring person
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
Before the ghosts/spirits visited Scrooge, he didn't careabout anyone but himself and money. On cold wintery days he didn't want to spend money on coal so thathis only employee Bob Cratchit could keep warm. Scrooge had Bobworking long hours for very little money. When two men arrived at Scrooge's …workplace to see if he would liketo donate any money to the poor, Scrooge tells them that he wouldnot donate any money to anyone that is poor and because some of thedonations were going to people who were in prison and the mentallyinsane. A hungry and cold young boy tries to sing Christmas carols toScrooge, but Scrooge makes him leave. Scrooge had a fiancee who broke off their engagement because sherealized that Scrooge cared only about money and not about love. ( Full Answer )
During their Christmas dinner Bob Cratchit offers a toast toScrooge as the founder of the feast. Mrs Cratchit is appalled asare the children that Scrooge who is horrible to Bob would have hishealth toasted but she does go along with it for Bobs sake andbecause its Chrostmas
They were very poor but were grateful for a roof over their headsand some little food
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
A very poor family of the time but one that is grateful for a roofover their heads and something to eat
He represents the hardworking poorly paid people for the time thatwere just managing to live. He was based on Dickens own father
Initially she refuses and challenges Bob on the matter. Bob tellsher "its Christmas" meaning to have the christmas spirit and atleast have peace of heart