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How is the theme of redemption explored?

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How is the theme of redemption explored? In the Christmas carol book. Introduction 08/01/05 Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas carol reflecting on the society that he live in the Victoria Era. During the reign of Queen Victoria Britain became one of the most Industrialised countries in European. From Britain Factories, mills, shipyards came products ranging from steam locomotives, to textiles and ship, while coal miners toiled deep below the ground to produce the coal needed to power Britain expanding Industries. During Victorian times there was a serious gap between the rich and poor. Rich people were very wealthy and poor people were living outside on the payments in very poor weathering conditions, also poor people were in poverty. Soon industrialisation began factories started to open, and poor people began to work in factories. Many peasants were paid minimum wages. So many peasants were suffering hardship for example living condition. Living condition during the Victorian Era were very poor they used to work for a long working hour and not get any break or time off at any Time. And they would also get assaulted or whiplash if they try to stop for a second just to have a break. ...read more.

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The Ghost says they will see another Christmas, and the young Scrooge grows larger as the room becomes dirtier. Scrooge's younger sister, Fan, enters the room and joyfully announces she is bringing him home for Christmas, as their father is much kinder than he used to be. After they eat and drink with the intimidating schoolmaster, they go off. The Ghost reminds Scrooge that his sister died after having had Scrooge's nephew. The Ghost and Scrooge travel to the warehouse of Scrooge's apprenticeship. Fezziwig, an old, jolly man, gives Scrooge and another worker the night off for Christmas Eve. Scrooge and his friend quickly clean up and build a cozy fire. Several more people come in and a party ensues. Scrooge enjoys himself immensely until the party ends, when he remembers he is merely revisiting the scene with the Ghost. Scrooge tells the Ghost that Fezziwig's gift of happiness to his friends far outweighs the money he spent on the party. He mentions he would like to say something to his clerk. Scrooge begs the Ghost to take him back to his own time, and takes it upon himself to pull the Ghost's cap over its brightly-lit head. The light cannot be obscured, however, and Scrooge eventually falls into his own bed out of exhaustion. ...read more.

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Scrooge buys a prize turkey and sends it to Bob Cratchit's house. Scrooge dresses in his best clothing and walks in the crowds with a smile. He gives a great deal of money to the portly gentleman who had asked him for a charitable donation yesterday. Scrooge continues to walk through the city and happily talks with everyone he meets. He visits Fred's house and has a wonderful time at the party. The next morning, Scrooge gets to work early. When Cratchit comes in late, Scrooge pretends to reprimand him, and then gives him a raise. Scrooge continues his kindly ways, befriending everyone and becoming a second father to Tiny Tim, who does not die. He never sees the ghosts again, but he keeps the spirit of Christmas alive in his heart as well as anyone. The Conclusion is that scrooge is a miserable miser who cares nothing for other and does not known how to keep Christmas. Consider the matter more carefully, these fire well fed business men certainly know how models of conspicuous consumption. Their charity would reach a handful of people who got out of it a good meal for a day and nothing would alleviate the sources of their poverty and misery for the rest of the years. ?? ?? ?? ?? Abdulaziz Omar 10ED A Christmas Carol 1 ...read more.

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