In the opening chapter, the reader is introduces to Bob Cratchit and his relationship with Ebenezer Scrooge.
Part 1.) Compare/contrast the two men as they are presented in the beginning of the novel
Part 2.) Explain the working relationship between the two men.
Part 3.) Briefly theorize why Bob Cratchit chose to continue working in this environment.
The symbolism of the chains that Jacob Marley is forced to carry around with him is particularly significant. Describe the physical description of the chains, and explain why the items that Jacob Marley must carry with him are significant to his life. Finally, explain why these items were used as a warning to Ebenezer Scrooge.
In the opening chapter of the novel, Charles Dickens chooses to omit many important bits of information. Identify one piece of information that Dickens omitted, and explain why you think the author chose to leave his reader in...
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