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A Christmas Carol Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5 Summary

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Chapter 5 Summary

In this last chapter, Scrooge wholeheartedly joins the land of the living. He promises to "live in the Past, the Present, and the Future!" and begins his day by shocking a young boy outside his window with a request for him to take Scrooge's money and buy the prize turkey. He has this turkey sent anonymously to the Cratchits. Then, meeting one of the men he had refused a donation to on the previous day, he makes a generous donation for both the present and the past. Finally, he arrives at the home of Fred and enjoys dinner with his nephew's family and friends. Throughout his day, Scrooge marvels at the joy he experiences by interacting with the world around him.

The next day, he can scarcely wait for Bob Cratchit to arrive at work late. Pretending to be angry, Scrooge quickly tells him he...

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