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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. Which of the following best describes the death of the man in town?
2. How does Scrooge feel about the party that Fred is holding on Christmas?
3. How does Scrooge feel toward the third Spirit?
4. How does Bob Cratchit carry around Tiny Tim?
5. How do the Cratchit children respond to Christmas?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the state of Tiny Tim?
2. What is Fred's opinion of his uncle Scrooge?
3. What does Scrooge witness at the pawnshop?
4. What question did Scrooge have for the third Spirit when they were standing in the cemetery?
5. What has changed about the Cratchit family when Scrooge is taken to revisit them?
6. What happens when Scrooge awakens thinking he will soon see the second visitor?
7. What clings to the robe of the second spirit?
8. What does Scrooge see approaching him as the second Spirit leaves him and how does he react?
9. How are the Cratchit family responding to the death of Tiny Tim?
10. What is the Spirit's response to Scrooge's question regarding help for the two children?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare / contrast the two times that Tiny Tim said the words "God bless us, every one." What does this quote mean? What were the two different contexts in which he stated this? Which time of use was more powerful to you as a reader?
Essay Topic 2
There were three spirits that came to visit Scrooge. Describe the third 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
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.
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