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Questions tagged [a-christmas-carol]

Questions about the novella 'A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas' by Charles Dickens, first published in 1843. Use this tag with the [charles-dickens] tag.

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What exactly does Dickens mean to say here?

In the beginning of Stave 2, after Marley's ghost has disappeared, Scrooge wakes up believing he has overslept and that the time at which the first ghost was to appear has passed. To confirm this, he ...
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What happened to Marley in A Christmas Carol?

Whatever happened to Scrooge’s partner after he gave his warning about the three ghosts? I know it’s way before Christmas, but I just have to know! It just seems strange to me that he’s never ...
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Why did Dickens write A Christmas Carol

I am currently revising for my main exams and I'm not too sure on why Dickens wrote the novella. I know he wanted the poverty of children and families to change but how could I write this for a exam?