Flashcards in ACC quotes Deck (31):
Scrooge talking about it being near impossible to provide for your family and have a good christmas at the same time.
"15 shillings a week and a wife and family talking about a merry christmas. I'll retire to bedlam"
scrooge is hard and cold on the outside but when he opens up he is warm and love filled inside.
"As solitary as an oyster"
What did the narrator say about Scrooge that described his personality in the first stave
"Oh! but he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone."
Scrooge says this to the charity men about the poor
"If they had rather die...they had better do it and decrease the surplus population."
What did Marley's ghost say to Scrooge about his business
"Mankind was my business."
What did the ghost of christmas past say to Scrooge about his former self.
"A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still."
Ghost of christmas past to Scrooge about fezziwigs party.
"A small matter...to make these silly folks so full of gratitude."
Belle to Scrooge's former self.
"I have seen your nobler aspirations fall off one by one, until the master-passion, Gain, engrosses you."
What did the Ghost of christmas present to Scrooge about Tiny tim
"If these shadows remain unaltered by the Future, the child will die."
What did the ghost of Christmas present say to Scrooge about decisions on others' lives.
"Will you decide what men shall live, what men shall die?"
What did Fred say to Scrooge's niece and guests about Scrooge
"His offences carry their own punishment."
What personification did the ghost of Christmas future use when showing Scrooge the children beneath his robe.
"This boy is Ignorance. This girl is Want. Beware them both..."
What did the Charwoman say to Joe about the future 'dead' Scrooge.
"He frightened everyone away from him when he was alive, to profit us when he was dead!"
Telling reader the one emotion Scrooge felt during the event.
"The only emotion that the Ghost could show him, caused by the event, was one of pleasure."
What did Scrooge say to the ghost of Christmas future convincing him that he has changed.
"I am not the man I was."
What did the narrator say what Scrooge was like to Tiny Tim
"To Tiny Tim, who did not die, he was a second father."
Marley talking about his punishment
"I wear the chain I forged in life"
What did Scrooge say to Fred about how much he hates Christmas
"Any idiot who goes about with Merry Christmas on his lips should be boiled in his own pudding"
Scrooge's cold personality 'froze' his face
"The cold within him froze his old features"
What did Scrooge say about Fezziwig's generosity
"He has the power to render us happy or unhappy...the happiness he gives, is quite as great as if it cost a fortune"
What did Scrooge say before apologising to Bob Cratchit.
"I should like to be able to say a word or two to my clerk just now, that's all"
What was the description of the Cratchit's family
"They were not a handsome family, they were not well-dressed...but they were happy, grateful, pleased with one another, and contented with the time"
What were Scrooge's promises to Bob Cratchit
"I'll raise your salary, and endeavour to assist your struggling family"
What was Scrooge described like at the end of a Christmas Carol
"He became as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man, as the good old city knew"
What did Scrooge tell the ghost of Christmas future about changing and what he will do differently.
"I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, Present, and the Future."
Bob's wife to Bob, regarding not cheering to Scrooge
'I'll drink his health for your sake and the Day's, not for his.'
Asked by Old Joe to the house keeper about taking the curtains as Scrooge lay dead
"You don't mean to say you took'em down, rings and all, with him lying there?"
2 charity men asking donations from Scrooge for the poor
"We chose this time, because it is a time, of all others, when Want is keenly felt, and Abundance rejoices. What shall I put you down for?"
Scrooge using imagery to describe his hatred towards people who enjoy Christmas
"...every idiot who goes about with "Merry Christmas" on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart"
Marley warning Scrooge about ghosts
"You will be visited by three spirits."