Themes in A Christmas Carol

HideShow resource information
View mindmap
  • Themes in A Christmas Carol
    • Reformation
      • Scrooge shows a gradual change throughout the novella. He goes from a horrible old man to a kind-hearted man
    • Greed / Money and Wealth
      • Break-up with Belle was constantly referred to money showing that money can ruin relationships of any kind
        • No Dowry
        • Love / Family
          • Dickens was trying to explain to the upper class that Love > Wealth
          • The Cratchits show that they may not have much but family is the best thing that they could have
            • In every scene that they are in when it is Christmas they are always thankful and happy with each other.
              • Christmas
              • Except when Tiny Tim dies, then they are miserable, showing how important family is
      • Old Joes - anything for the littlest scrap of money
    • Christmas
    • Love / Family
      • Dickens was trying to explain to the upper class that Love > Wealth
      • The Cratchits show that they may not have much but family is the best thing that they could have
        • In every scene that they are in when it is Christmas they are always thankful and happy with each other.
          • Except when Tiny Tim dies, then they are miserable, showing how important family is

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar English Literature resources:

See all English Literature resources »See all A Christmas Carol resources »