Family

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    • Dickens balances Scrooge's isolation with vibrant vignettes that show us the positive benefits of a close and loving family life
    • The poor Cratchits are rich in love, warmth and Family, suggesting that they are actually more fortunate than Scrooge
    • When Fred enters, the counting house suddenly warms up
    • The lonely young Scrooge is rescued by his sister Fan and returned home
    • "He loved the child and wished to keep him by his side" - Narrator talking about Bob Cratchit
    • Scrooge became a "second father" to Tiny Tim
    • "Father is so much kinder than he used to be" - Fan to Scrooge
    • "In came Mrs. Fezziwig, one vast substantial smile. In came the three Miss Fezziwigs, beaming and lovable. In came the six young followers whose hearts they broke. In came all the young men and women employed in the business."
    • "He lay, in the dark empty house, with not a man, a woman, or a child, to say that he was kind to me"
    • "They were not a handsome family; they were not well dressed; their shoes were far from being water-proof; their clothes were scanty"

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