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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who gives the Christmas toast in the Cratchit home?
2. What does Scrooge ask the Spirit to be quick to share?
3. When the Spirit takes Scrooge to see the Cratchits, which character has died?
4. Where is Scrooge when he realizes that in the future he will be dead?
5. In response to the death in the family, which character reacts generously to the family?
Essay Topic 1
There are many character throughout the novel that have particular relationships with the Christmas holiday. Choose one character who you believe most embodies the holiday spirit, and explain the impact that this character has on the events in the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Take some time to compare / contrast the three main spirits that come to visit Scrooge. What is the same about them? What is different? Why do you think it was important that Scrooge meet all three of them, rather than just one?
Essay Topic 3
With the first visitor, Scrooge is forced to relive the memories of his childhood.
Part 1.) Describe one of the memories that Scrooge relived.
Part 2.) Explain the significance of that event in shaping that man that Scrooge became.
Part 3.) Describe how you believe reliving this event prompted the change in Scrooge's character at the end of the novel.
This section contains 1,246 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)