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Name the figurative device and the quotation used to describe Scrooges past friend and business partner, Marley (Stave 1)

FIgurative Device - Simile
Quotation - 'Old Marley as dead as a door-nail.'


Name the well-known literary reference used in Stave 1 to point at the fact that a ghost may enter the story of ACC.

'Hamlets Father'


Name they tricolon simile used to describe the main character, Scrooge' (Stave 1)

'secret, and self-contained, and solitary like an oyster'

This may indicate that Scrooge is very self oriented and only likes to look out for himself. It gives the reader an example of how complicated Scrooge is.


Name the important and famous quote said by Scrooge in Stave 1 which is used to describe christmas.

'Bah! Humbug!'


Name the controversial quote said by Scrooge in Stave 5 on christmas day. (It is involving the turkey that he has for Christmas Day.)

"I'll send it to Bob Cratchit"


What quote could show that Scrooge wasn't always a grumpy man but a wonderous, no-caring about money? (Stave 2)

'The happiness he gives is quite as great as if it cost a fortune'


What quote in stave 2 shows Scrooges horrific past and how he was treated when he was younger?

'A solitary child, neglected by his friends is left their still'


What metaphor is used to show how horrible and tight Scrooge is during Stave 1. (The quote shows how Scrooge is sharp and there is nothing nice about him)

'A tight-fisted hand at the grindstone'


When we meet the Cratchit family for the first time, what shows they are different to Scrooge and how it it shown? (Stave 2)

'Merry Christmas to us all!'.

This shows they love christmas and they see it as a time to spend with others. They express their feeling during christmas as it is time of loving and caring gestures.


What quote is said by Scrooge, showing that he is seen as a hermit, hiding away from society in Stave? He speaks about how he has no intention of being noticed by the world surrounding him. (Stave 2)

'Quite alone in the world, I do believe.'

This quote could suggest why Scrooge is the way he is now. He was neglected by society as a child so feels he can't join society now, as he's afraid of rejection. He cries when seeing this showing the feelings are still very raw to him.


What quote is said by Scrooge that will convince the audience and people around him, that the ghosts have changed his perspective on the world he is in? (Stave 5)

'I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a school boy!'


Which quote suggests that Scrooges heart is now in the right place and that he has changed? (Stave 5)

'I'll give you a shilling!'


Name the quote that shows Scrooge acting happily to Christmas in Stave 3. The quote hows how Scrooges attitude is changing towards the celebration.

'Why was he filled with gladness'


Name the quote that shows how he is beginning to change. This quote shows how his new attitude is contrasting to his past attitude. (Stave 3)

'Softening influence'


Which quote shows that after we hear that Fan, Scrooge's sister, has died, Scrooge is forced to change his thoughts about his relationship with Fred. (Stave 3)

'Scrooge seemed uneasy in his mind'


What quote, In Stave 4, shows Scrooges feelings to the past ghosts and what he has to now go through. It shows how he is terrified of what is to come.

'Solemn dread'


List 2 quotes used by Scrooge to describe the final ghost in stave 4.

'Shrouded in a deep black garment' and 'Kind hand trembled'


What is said by Fred, Scrooges nephew, after hearing about Tiny Tim's death that shows Freds differences from his cruel uncle? (Stave 4)

'I am heartily sorry'


What quote in Stave 4 is said by Scrooge to show he has transformed from what he once was into a caring man who will cherish all he has?

'Spirit, hear me! I am not the man I was'


What is the quote that shows a change in Scrooge. By seeing himself as a young boy, he starts to feel empathy towards others. (Stave 2)

'There was a boy singing a Christmas carol at my door last night. I should like to have given him something: that's all.'