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Isolation and Loneliness

'Soul mourner' Stave one (narrator)

'Solitary as an oyster' Stave one (narrator)

'unwanted, unwept, uncared for.' Stave four (narrator)

"I have no patience with him" Stave three

"I don't mind going if lunch is provided" Stave four (business men)

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Greed

'A squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner' Stave one (narrator)

'Hard and sharp as flint' Stave one (narrator)

'He was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge.' Stave one (narrator)

"If he be like to die, he had better do so and decrease the surplus population." Stave one

"I support the establishments I have mentioned: they cost enough." Stave one

"A poor excuse for picking a man's pocket every 25th December" Stave one

"Another idol has displaced me...""A golden one." Stave two (Belle)

'Soul mourner' Stave one (narrator)

'Scrooge kept the coal-box in his own room.' Stave one (narrator)

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Charity

'questioned beggars' Stave five (narrator)

'No beggars implored him to bestow a trifle.' Stave one (narrator)

"a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time" Stave one (Fred)

"I'll send it to Bob Cratchit." Stave five (Scrooge)

'Outpouring with a generous hand.' Stave five (narrator)

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Poverty and Suffering

'Peter might have known , and very likely did, the inside of a pawnbroker's' Stave three (narrator)

'Their clothes were scanty' Stave three (narrator)

'They were not a hansome family.' Stave three (narrator)

'Twise turned gown,' Stave three (narrator)

'yellow meagre, ragged, scowling, wolfish,' Stave three (narrator)

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Family

'Scrooge was the ogre of the family.' Stave three (narrator)

"I have come to bring you home, dear brother" Stave two (Little Fan)

'they were happy, grateful, pleased with one another.' Stave three (narrator)

"A merry Christmas uncle! God save you" Stave one (Fred)

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Redemption

"Your reclamation, then. Take heed!" Stave two (Ghost of Christmas Past)

'hung his head to hear his own words quoted' Stave three (narrator)

'I will live in the past, present and future' Stave four (Scrooge)

'was so fluttered and so glowing with his good intentions.' Stave five (narrator)

'regarded wverything with a delighted smile.' Stave five (narrator)

'everything could yield him pleasure' Stave five (narrator)

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Penance and Forgiveness

'inscessant torture of remorse.' Stave one (Scrooge)

"That is no light part of my penance." Stave one (Ghost of Marley)

"Leave me! Take me back. Haunt me no longer." Stave one (Scrooge)

"no rest no peace" Stave one (Scrooge)

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Christmas

"Every idiot who goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding," Stave one (Scrooge)

"A merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us!" Stave three (Bob Cratchit)

"Merry Christmas! What right do you have to be merry?" Stave one (Scrooge)

'a jolly giant, glorious to see,; who bore a glowing torch,' Stave three (narrator)

'All the boys were in great spirit' (narrator)

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Childhood

'A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still.' Stave two (narrator)

'a lonely boy was reading near a feeble fire.' Stave two (narrator)

'unwanted, unwept, uncared for' Stave two (narrator)

"I was bred in this place, I was a boy here." Stave two (Scrooge)

"It's Ali Baba." Stave two (Scrooge)

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Christian Virtues

'In came all the men and women employed in the business,' Stave two (narrator)

"I am as happy as an angel" Stave five (Scrooge)

'looked so irresistibly pleasant' Stave five (narrator)

'Outpouring with a generous hand.' Stave five (narrator)

'Nobody stopped him in the street to say how are you?' Stave one (narrator)

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