A Christmas Carol - Key Quotes

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  • A Christmas Carol Key Quotes
    • "Old Marley was as dead as a doornail"
      • Simile//foreshadowing - this is the foregrounding of Marley being dead.
    • "Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone"
      • Imposes hard work on his employees with very little pay.
    • "If they had rather die... they better do it and decrease the surplus population"
      • Bitter attitude towards the poor from Scrooge. Lack of empathy.
    • "Mankind was my business"
      • Marley regrets not looking after the people rather than using and abusing for profit.
    • "A small matter... to make those silly folks so full of gratitude"
      • Christmas Present - Scrooge could do so little and still be a better man.
    • "I have seen your nobler aspirations fall off one by one, until the master-passion, Gain, engrosses you"
      • Belle watches Scrooges transition from caring to greed.
    • "Will you decide what men will live, what men will die?"
      • Christmas Present - questioning Scrooge's  ideology.
    • "This boy is ignorance. This girl is want. Beware of them both..."
      • Represents the society's abandonment of the poor. They represent the evils of man.
    • "The only emotion the Ghost could she him, caused by the event, was one of pleasure"
      • Ghost of Christmas Future - pleasure about Scrooges death.
    • "I am not the man I was"
      • Also, evidence for Scrooge's change.
    • "To Tiny Tim, who did NOT die, he was a second father"
      • Foregrounding with NOT. This also shows evidence for Scrooge's change.




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