Mr Bruff's Guide to 'a Christmas Carol'

Author: Andrew Bruff

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Contents include:The Author: Charles DickensHow are Dickens's beliefs reflected in "A Christmas Carol"?Is "A Christmas Carol" still relevant today?Structure: Understanding the title & What is a novella?What is a stave? & The structure of the storyWhat is an allegory?Context - A Victorian Christmas & Poverty in Victorian BritainA summary of the storyCheck your understanding - a quick quizAnalysis of the Characters - Ebenezer ScroogeAnalysis of the Characters - Fred ScroogeCheck your understanding - compare Scrooge and FredAnalysis of the Characters - The Cratchit FamilyAnalysis of the Characters - Fan, Fezziwig, Ignorance and WantAnalysis of the Characters - Belle, Jacob MarleyAnalysis of the Characters - The Three SpiritsCheck your understanding - compare the three spiritsKey themes and techniquesCheck your understanding - Dickens's use of descriptionWriting about the novellaSample essay - Explore the transformation of Ebeneezer ScroogeSample essay- Discuss the ways in which Dickens presents wealth and poverty in "A Christmas Carol"Check your Understanding - some answers!

The Athenæum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

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The Athenaeum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

Author: James Silk Buckingham

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