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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Scrooge and the third Spirit overhear the first conversation about death?
2. Which of the following does NOT describe the Scrooge's second visitor?
3. Who asks the Spirit if these events are the things that "Will be, or are they shadows of things that May be, only?"
4. Fill in the blank: What message does the Cratchit family embrace? That even in _______ there is hope.
5. What instrument is being played at Fred's Christmas party?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the Spirit's response to Scrooge's question regarding help for the two children?
2. What clings to the robe of the second spirit?
3. What are the businessmen in the stock exchange discussing?
4. What question did Scrooge have for the third Spirit when they were standing in the cemetery?
5. What does the Spirit inform Scrooge is the fate of Tiny Tim?
6. What does Scrooge see when he enters the cemetery?
7. What does Scrooge see approaching him as the second Spirit leaves him and how does he react?
8. What response did the community give to the Cratchit family following the death of Tiny Tim?
9. What does Scrooge see when he visits the family eating dinner at the table?
10. What other Christmases does the second Spirit take Scrooge to witness?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout his time with the three visitors, Scrooge saw many things. Which event do you think had the most impact on his character? Describe the scene and theorize why you think it so deeply affected Scrooge's character more than any of the other scenes.
Essay Topic 2
There were three spirits that came to visit Scrooge. Describe the first spirit and what he symbolized. What did he take Scrooge to see? How did his visit affect the change in Scrooge's character?
Essay Topic 3
When Scrooge is with his second visitor, he is exposed to the two children that cling to the Spirit's robe. First, describe the two children and the symbolism behind their names. Second, explain the significance of Scrooge's reaction to seeing the two children and the response that the Spirit gives to his question about who will care for them.
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