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2. What childhood experience led Dickens to have the views on poverty that he does?

  • His family was poor and ended up in a debters prison.
  • He learnt about it at school.
  • His dad was a criminal and ended up in prison.
  • He dad was very rich and ran a debters prison.

3. Which of these key quotes is useful for analysing Scrooge's personality?

  • "The phantom slowly, gravely, silently approached."
  • "He was as tight-fisted as a grind stone."
  • "I wear the chain I forged in life."
  • "There sat a jolly giant."

4. Which historical event happened around the time of the writing of the book, driving a bigger gap between rich and poor and influenced the writing of the book?

  • The Berlin War
  • Brexit
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • World War 2

5. When was Dickens born?

  • 1812
  • 1840
  • 1816
  • 1821


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