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1

Scrooge giving out presents on christmas day is an example of which theme?

Change.

2

"As solitary as an oyster" Why is this a good simile to describe Scrooge?

It means he is hard on the outside and soft on the inside.

3

"As Scrooge looked fixedly at this phenomenon, it was a knocker again."What is great about this?

It is how much effort the narrator puts into shoring up reality.

4

What is the state of Jacob Marley at the beginning of the book?

He is dead.

5

What is Scrooge's relationship to Jacob Marley?

They were business partners.

6

Which word best describes Scrooge?

Miserable.

7

What meal is Scrooge invited to in Chapter 1?

Dinner.

8

How does Scrooge respond to the invitation for a meal in Chapter 1?

He does not accept it.

9

What holiday is being celebrated when the story opens?

Christmas.

10

Who stops by to invite Scrooge to a meal?

His nephew.

11

What is Scrooge's first name?

Ebenezer.

12

How does Scrooge feel about the way that people see him?

He likes it.

13

What was the name of Scrooge's business?

Scrooge and Marley.

14

What is the first line of the book?

Marley was dead, to begin with.

15

In the beginning of a Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens declares that Jacob Marley is as dead as which object?

A door nail.