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How does dickens present Scrooges character to the reader and what does he show us about the society in which he lives

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How does dickens present Scrooges character to the reader and what does he show us about the society in which he lives? In 1843 Charles Dickens wrote a Christmas carol because he wanted to make people aware of the terrible plight of the children of the poor. Charles Dickens created scrooges character to show that Scrooge's is everything he hated about people because he is selfish and he only things about his money. The readers dislike him at the beginning but then though out the novel the reader starts to feel sorry for him but at the end they like him at the beginning he is nasty to every one that knocks on his door. ...read more.


Because they weren't invented back then. So it was entertainment for the readers. Charles Dickens wrote a Christmas Carolyn 1843 because he was telling the readers how the poorest people lived and he wanted to make people aware of this. Charles Dickens was going to write pamphlet but he decide that more people would read about the poor if he included them in the society in which Dickens lived. A Christmas carol was written by Charles Dickens because he wanted people to know how some people where greedy like scrooge. I think Dickens choose Scrooge as the main character because he was a made up character that Charles Dickens made up to tell the readers that this was what he did not like about people. ...read more.


Scrooge's physical features were like the "cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled his cheek, stiffened his gait made his eyes red, his grating voice. A frosty rime was on his head, and on his eyebrows, and his wiry chin". None of the local people appeared to like scrooge. "Nobody ever stopped him in the street". He would not give money to the charity collectors and was very rude to them. Scrooge says "are there no prisons? And workhouses? ...... if they would rather die they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population". Fred Scrooges nephew feel sorry for him. Fred invites his uncle Scrooge to Christmas dinner every year. Scrooge always refused and can't under stand why people who are poor have any thing to celebrate. Scrooge says "Bah! Humbug! What reason have you to be merry? You're poor enough". ...read more.

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