1). This story takes place in London, England. The time is winter and it starts
the day before Christmas, also known as Christmas Eve. The settings of the book
include Scrooge's Counting House, Scrooge's Home, Bob Cratchit's home, assorted
places throughout Scrooges childhood like the schoolhouse and the Fizziwig's
place where Scrooge was an apprentice, this is where a Christmas party took
place and he met the one love of his life. Then it skips to Scrooge's love of
his life when she is married and they speaks about Scrooge and how he is now in
a world of his money. Also it shows the exchange, homeless people under a bridge,
and a cemetery.
2). The four main characters in the book are Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob
Cratchit, and Ebenezer Scrooge's nephew, Fred.
First, lets examine Ebenezer Scrooge, since he is the main character of the
story, All 3 ghosts visit him. Through him, the lesson of the story is to be
learned. In the book, he is made out to be Anti-Christmas and he is constantly
commented about by characters in the book, some feeling pity, others feeling
"External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm,
no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he Nobody ever
stopped in the street to say, with gladsome looks, My dear Scrooge, how are
you? When will you come to see me?'. No beggars implored him to bestow a trifle,
no children asked him what it was o'clock, no man or woman ever once in all his
life inquired the way to such and such a place, of Scrooge." (Dickens 14).
Next there is Tiny Tim, he seems to be a symbol of hope in this story even
though he has to use a crutch to walk and he is very small. Despite his
disability, he constantly keeps the spirit up and tries to maintain it in all
his brothers, sisters, and parents, even though they are poor. He is the epitome
of the Christmas spirit, that which should inhibit all of us. " He... [continues]
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