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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. Who gives the Christmas toast in the Cratchit home?
2. Where do Scrooge and the third Spirit overhear the first conversation about death?
3. What is the general emotion surrounding the death of the man in town?
4. What type of men are discussing the death?
5. What is the name of the Cratchit's youngest child?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Scrooge see approaching him as the second Spirit leaves him and how does he react?
2. What is Fred's opinion of his uncle Scrooge?
3. What response did the community give to the Cratchit family following the death of Tiny Tim?
4. What does Scrooge see when he enters the cemetery?
5. What has changed about the Cratchit family when Scrooge is taken to revisit them?
6. What does Scrooge promise to the Spirit in exchange for a chance to change his fate?
7. What is striking about the appearance of the third spirit?
8. How are the Cratchit family responding to the death of Tiny Tim?
9. What question did Scrooge have for the third Spirit when they were standing in the cemetery?
10. What is Scrooge's response to the things that he sees in the cemetery?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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