A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a classic Christmas story that has been made into dozens of movies and television specials. Scrooge's "Bah, Humbug!" and Tiny Tim's "God bless us, every one!" are a part of the English and American Christmas cultures.

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What does carol mean in A Christmas Carol?

Carol was the producer's niece

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What does Scrooge learn from the first ghost?

He learns that he need to let go of the past and live the life he has now.

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Who narrates the book A Christmas Carol?

The narrator is Charles Dickens. He tells you the story as if you were standing there watching it happen.

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What is Scrooge's job in A Christmas Carol?

He was a money lender. He gave people money and they paid him back later with interest.
He is a money lender, Trader and landlord of properties

Alliteration Assonance and Consonance
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What is an example of an alliteration in A Christmas Carol?

Tiny Tim is an example of alliteration in "A Christmas Carol."

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What was the name of Scooges' dead business partner in A Christmas Carol?

Jacob Marley was Ebenezer Scrooge's business partner in Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." He was the very first ghostly visitor to Scrooge on Christmas Eve to tell Scrooge that he would be visited by three other spirits that night.

The opening sentences of the book are

"Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that."

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Who was the third ghost that came to visit Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol?

The third ghost that came to visit Ebenezer Scrooge in a Christmas Carol was the Ghost of Christmas Present, if you include Marley's ghost, but if you do not include Marley, then the third (and therefore last) ghost was that of the Christmas Yet to Come, a spectral ghost whose most terrifying feature was that of his muted voice.

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What pun is used in the movie A Christmas Carol?

This is one .Scrooge, talking to Marley's ghost, and says "There's more of gravy than the grave about you!"

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How did Jacob Marley die in A Christmas Carol?

he's already dead when the story is told. they never really say why.

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How is Marley's chain made in the book A Christmas Carol?

Marleys chain is made from steel purses, ledgers, cashboxes, keys, and his office materials.

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Does Fred's wife say anything in A Christmas Carol?

She says several things, pretty much all of them derogatory to Ebenezer, in Part 3 of the book. She also figures out that her husband was thinking of his Uncle Ebenezer in the game of "Yes or No" at their home.

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What was Scrooge's wife name in A Christmas Carol?

The name of Scrooge's fiancee was Belle -- he never married. They apparently became engaged while Ebenezer was an apprentice at Fezziwig, and maintained their engagement over his early years of acquiring wealth. However, she broke their engagement after she realized that Scrooge loved money than he loved her. Belle asked the young Ebenezer point blank whether he would want her as a wife now, knowing that he would get no dowry money for doing so. Ebenezer chose not to say he would do so, which was (unfortunately) the honest answer.

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How many ghosts visited Scrooge in 'A Christmas Carol'?

There were 4 ghosts.
Scrooge's deceased business partner, Jacob Marley's ghost visited first to warn Scrooge to mend his miserly ways.
Then came the 3 ghosts: Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas yet-to-come.

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Who was Tiny Tim's father in A Christmas Carol?

Bob Cratchet

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Who has played Ebenezer Scrooge in the movies?

It is unable to name all of them because there has been so many over the years.

Some of them include:

  1. Donald Duck
  2. Patrick Stewart
  3. George C. Scott
  4. and a dog called Rocky
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What did the Cratchits have for their Christmas dinner?

In the visit by Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present they had a small goose with stuffing inside, some mashed potatoes, gravy, applesauce, and a plum pudding cooked in the wash pan!

In reality the Cratchits would eat heartily of the enormous turkey sent them by an anonymous donor (Scrooge).

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Why did Scrooge hate the poor?

He believed being poor was a choice and he had made tough choices in life to get his fortune, why should he help those not wiling to make the same sacrifices he made.

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What is Scrooge's catchphrase?


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What type of conflict does A Christmas Carol have?

Ebenezer scrooge is very greedy and he gets haunted

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How were Scrooge and Jacob Marley similar?

They were both greedy business partners that cared mainly about themselves and their fortune and not about anyone else. A key difference is that during his lifetime, Marley never felt remorse for his ways, and his posthumous visit to Scrooge was intended to make Scrooge see his errors.

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What is an example of personification in A Christmas Carol?

Dead as a doornail! Stave 1

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What happens in scene 1 of act 2 in A Christmas Carol?

Its not possible to answer as stage plays are vastly different and each scene/ can have a different location and or theme

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What was stolen from Scrooge?

When the ghost of the future comes, it is shown to Scrooge that when he dies (if he doesn't change his attitude and ways) that people will take his hidden pure silver spoons. All of his things were pretty much taken and sold.

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What adjectives describe Ebenezer Scrooge?

greedy, mean,mizer,cheap, unfriendly, hardworker, old, rich, selfish, happy, friends, wise, willing thoughtful, cold-hearted, miserable,grumpy, despises, redemption humbug, caring

= past and present of scrooge


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