Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Setting

This Study Guide consists of approximately 46 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
This section contains 746 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Study Guide

The Bucket Family's Cottage

The Bucket family's cottage is a tiny home in which Charlie lives with his parents and grandparents. It consists of only one bedroom and is full of windy drafts, cockroaches, and other unpleasant things due to the family's impoverished status. Though Charlie does not feel ashamed of his small home, he suffers a great deal in the house because of how cold it always is and how fragile his malnourished body is. This is why many of the family members discuss Charlie's future with concern, not wanting him to be miserable due to the cottage's small size and terrible conditions.

Later, Mr. Wonka utterly destroys the cottage with his glass elevator but shows no remorse, because he knows that the family will have a much better life in the factory, where they will be well-fed and never have to be in such a confined space...

(read more)

This section contains 746 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.