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Flashcards in Important Quotes In Stave 4 Deck (8):
1

what is the ghost of christmas yet to come described as

"the phantom"

2

as the ghost of christmas yet to come moved... (quote)

"it seemed to scatter gloom and mystery"

3

what does the repetition and semantic field of darkness tell us

that the ghost represents death

4

with scrooge kneeling in front of the ghost showing complete submission, what does he tell the ghost

"i am prepared to bear your company, and do it with a thankful heart."

5

what does scrooge request from the ghost after he has seen some men talking ill of the dead man and people in the poor side of town trying to sell the dead mans property

he asks to see some "emotions caused by this mans death"

6

what is the young couples, who owed the dead man money, reaction towards the mans death and why

- they are relieved
- because although the debt will be carried onto someone else, they say that no one can be as "merciless" as him

7

what does scrooge say to the ghost of christmas yet to come after the ghost has shown him his gravestone

he says "i will honour christmas with all my heart, and try t keep it ll the year.i will live in the past, the present and the future."

8

what is the overriding theme in stave 4 and why

- religion
- because it is scrooges prayer holding the ghosts hand which sets him free