A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol
Study Guide Questions
Act Two
Scene Four
38. Explain why the spirit wants to take
Scrooge to visit his nephew’s home.
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To see another picture of what’s going on at
Christmas
To see that the nephew cares about his
uncle
39. What is Scrooge’s reaction to this
plan?
I HATE THIS QUESTION.
DISREGARD IT.
CROSS IT OUT.
40. Judge Scrooge’s changes as a result of his
visit with the Ghost of Christmas Present.
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Seems more friendly
Wants to help the poor
Regrets his past choices
41. Who is the “man” the Spirit refers
to on page 638?
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People on earth
42. Why would “man’s children” be
“Want” and “Ignorance”?
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Because people create want and ignorance
with their lives then ignore them as if
they’re not their problems
43. Why does the Spirit keep repeating “Are
there no prisons? Are there no workhouses?”
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Because it’s what Scrooge said about the
poor at the beginning.
The Spirit wants Scrooge to hear his own
words in light of his feelings towards the
world.
44. Contrast the last ghost’s
appearance to the first two.
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In a black robe
Can’t see his face- only his hand
Doesn’t speak
45. What does Scrooge tell the ghost
he is willing to do?
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Go
Because he knows he will learn from what
he sees
46. What does the ghost show Scrooge
first?
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3 businessmen discussing someone’s
death
47. Who has died?
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Scrooge
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NOTE- Scrooge is confused and thinks
he’s seeing when Marley died. It’s almost a
joke between Marley, the Spirit, and the
audience
48. How do the ladies react to his
death?
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Excited because they get to sell his stuff
and make money
49. Where is the next scene?
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The Cratchit’s house
50. How has the Cratchit family
changed?
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Tiny Tim has died
51. How does Scrooge react to this
change?
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Very upset
52. What does Scrooge promise the
spirits?
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That he has changed– he has learned from
all 3 Spirits and will live in the past, present,
and future
Act Two
Scene Five
53. How does Scrooge feel when he finds
himself in his own bed and realizes the ghost’s
visits are over?
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He’s exited because he gets to live his life
and make changes
54. Scrooge is determined to make amends for
his past and live his life differently. What actions
does he take to prove this?
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Gets turkey for the Cratchits
Gives money to portly man’s charity
Gives money to Adam and poultry man
Goes to Fred’s home
Raises Bob’s salary
55. How can we infer that Scrooge’s
attitude toward the homeless has changed?
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Gives lots of money to portly man’s charity
56. By the end of the story, what kind
of person has Scrooge become?
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Awesome
Lovable
Giving
57. What does Scrooge do for the
Cratchits?
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Gives them the biggest turkey
Gives Bob a raise
REFLECTIONS
Answer as if you were Scrooge
at the end of the story.
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Do you agree or disagree with the statement? Why?
Defend your answer in a well written paragraph.
Spiritual wealth is more important than material wealth.
It is better to give than receive.
Human beings should treat each other with love and
compassion.
A society is responsible for the welfare of its citizens.
A human being can always change and grow.
There is some good in everyone.

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