What is an idiom in stave one of A Christmas Carol?
The use of the phrase when referrig to Marley, "He was dead, as dead as a door nail"
Yes, it does.
The short story,A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens is 113 pages long. It is then broken down into five parts (or staves). Stave One- Marley's Ghost. Stave two- The First of the Three Spirits. Stave three- The Second of the Three Spirits. Stave four- The Last of the Spirits. Stave five- The End of It.
The arrival of Marley's Ghost
The description is on thefirst page of the Stave one
It commences in Stave one, page one
The phease in stave one "He was dead, as dead as a door nail" is an example of this
marleys ghost gives scrooge awrning that he will be visited by three ghosts
such references as refering to Scooge as "Hard and sharp as flint", and "and solitary as an oyster"
The rising action starts at the end of stave one when Marley foretells the Ghostly visits and continues until the end of stave 4.
Its set initially in Scrooges counting house then at his home
IIn the opening paragragrph of stave one Dickens refers to Marley being "dead, as dead as a door nail"
an allusion is a reference to one literary or historical person or event to explain another one reference is (Marley)
Dickens called his novel 'A Christmas Carol' because he expected the story to be repeated and shared between generations. He also intended it to bring people together as one, just like the singing of Christmas carols spread joy and bring families together. His carol was a song of praise of the Christmas season and of the recovery of Ebenezer Scrooge, form miserable to joyful. Cleverly, Dickens called the five chapters of the book "staves." A… Read More
It was mirrored by Scrooges - They both were very money focused and did not care about people who were effected by their business practices
The phrase "he was dead, as dead as a door nail" . This is said of Marley in the opening paragraph of stave one and is considered a hyoperbole
The openeing description of Marley is one of the main idioms used "He was dead, as dead as a door nail"
Stave one sets the theme of the story. It sets out how that main charectors are and their relationship to Scrooge and brings to the reader the knowledge of Scrooges attitude to life
One that was made up for the story by Dickens was in reference to Marley in the openeing stave. he he describes Marley as "He was dead, as dead as a door nail".
The only reference to a Butler(s) is in Stave one and these are in the employ of the Lord Mayor Of London. They arre not named. No other butler is mentioned.
They were discussing the death of one of the fellow business men. Scrooge is party to this when he is accompanied by the spirt and realises that they are talking about HIS death
The frightening encounter Scrooge has in Stave One of A Christmas Carol was between him and the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. I do not want to give away this amazing story, but I will say that his appearance and conversation with Marley was very terrifying! I highly recommend reading it!
Stave one lays out the character of Scrooge to the reader, introduces us to key people such as Bob Cratchit, brings in Marleys Ghost and this starts the story line
This refers to the party at Freds home playing the Yes no game when have to guess who or what someone is by getting either yes or no answers to their questions. They discover one is Ebenezer Scrooge
an allusion is a reference to one literary or historical person or event to explain another. one reference is "(Marley) came like the ancient Prophet's rod, and swallowed up the whole."
yes Christmas carol is a classic but the one you see on t.v today is not Christmas carol in telled a antoer way
IN stave one Scrooge remembers his attitude toward the boy singing carols through his key hole and states he should have given him something
In Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, the Ghost of Christmas Past arrives at 1 o'clock in the morning. Near the beginning of Stave Two, the book states that when the spirit appeared, "the hour bell sounded...with a deep, dull, hollow, melancholy ONE." Furthermore, earlier in the book (in Stave One) the ghost of Jacob Marley warned Scrooge "You will be haunted by Three Spirits...expect the first tomorrow when the bell tolls One." You can read… Read More
In stave 2 Scrooge is forced to look upon the changes in him after his sister Fan died. he looses the one other peerson he really loved and this vison of her with another man hurts him
That would depend greatly upon who publish the book, A Christmas Carol. The jocund travelers came on; and as they came, Scrooge knew and named them every one. This word appears shortly after the Ghost of Christmas past has take Scrooge back to his childhood. The location is in stave 2 as the Ghost of Christmas Past takes Scrooge to the site of his old boarding School. As they approach the school. It is the… Read More
Its quite dark in stave one and lightens in staves 2 and 3 aas he makes visits with the ghosts. However, in stave 4 Scrooge now meets the final ghost and the one that will provide him with a vison of the future. This is the most dramatic time for the Charecter as he sees his own death and the results of that . The mood is very dark and to a degree threatening… Read More
Attached is one site that provides a free script of the stage production of A Christmas Carol. There are others to be found by Googling "script a Christmas carol".
A CHRISTMAS CAROL is one.
The venues for some of Scrooges business undertakings i.e. the Corn exchange is in the City of London. Camden Town referred to in the story is also in London and the fact that its referred to as the City of London in Stave one
Yes, The Muppet Christmas Carol is a musical-comedy version of the popular book by Charles Dickens. It was one of the first Christmas Carol films of the 1990's.
The Conflict in The Christmas Carol was: Tiny Tim vs. his disease. That's one conflict. :]]
There have been many versions of Christmas Carol, films and plays. You will need to specify which one. In the 2009 Disney's A Christmas Carol, Gary Oldman was the voice for Tiny Tim.
This was only one A christmas Carol and this was written between September and late November 1843
He died on Christmas Eve seven years prior to the story being told. - Its impossible to give apage number as book layouts and version vary but it will be found in Stave one - Reference to Marley dying is made to the two businessmen seeking a charitable donation from Scrooge
For many people the movie of The Snowman would be top of their list. A Christmas Carol is another perennial favourite. A Sesame Street Christmas Carol and A Muppets Christmas Carol are two others.
"Are there no prisons? Are there no workhouses?" These were first spoken by Scrooge in Stave one when his gentlemen callers seeking charitable donations of him It was then poised by the Ghost of Christmas Present
There are multiple places one can find information about the Christmas carol Holly and Ivy. One great website for information in Wikipedia. Other sites include Carols, You Tube, and Hymns and Carols of Christmas.
The references to Camdon Town which is on the edge of the city, the use of the Corn Exchange which is still a building in use in London, the references to many of the streets which were and are still in london and the quote in Stave one "also that Scrooge had as little of what is called fancy about him as any man in the City of London"
she is one of the cratchit twins...
He was one of Freds acquaintances
There doesn't seem to be a reference to Sally Anderson in A Christmas Carol. Might she have been an actress in one of the hundreds of productions of the story?
There are three main themes in A Christmas Carol: 1. Charity and Greed 2. Guilt and Innocence 3. Poverty and Wealth
No, it was scrooge an the second dead man was the one who had the party in the beginnings of the story but is not the nephew.
You have to buy one or find one!
A Christmas Carol takes place in Victorian London, sometime after the year of 1801. This is suggested when the Spirit of Christmas Present says that it has over 1800 brothers, because he only lives for one Christmas.
Rudolph the red nose reindeer. Also a Christmas Carol.