A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol  (Summary and activities by Fran Roberts, M. Ed.) It’s hard to imagine a Christmas  season without the story of old  Scrooge, Bah Humbug! and “God  bless us, every one.”  At the time  this story was written (1843), the  generous spirit of Christmas  charity was scant in England.  Many people did not believe in  generosity to the poor.  Instead,  they believed the poor somehow  brought poverty upon themselves. *   *   *   *   *   *
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A Christmas Carol In a clever play on words,  Dickens divides the book  into 5 “staves” instead of  chapters.  Staves is a  musical term, in keeping with  the title, A Christmas Carol–  which, of course, is a song. .
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Overview-- Ebenezer Scrooge, a tight- fisted and bitter man, is visited by three  spirits to bring about his redemption  before his death.  He learns to love his  fellow man after being shown the love  and generosity that symbolizes  Christmas.  
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