About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about the effect of the literary devices present in A Christmas Carol will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to examine the importance of the book's literary devices. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in their analyzing of A Christmas Carol
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the A Christmas Carol Literary Devices practice exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the A Christmas Carol Literary Devices practice exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any literature question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the literary devices and interpretive qualities of A Christmas Carol for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Figurative language and metaphors used in the book
- The element of personification in A Christmas Carol
- Analyzing the symbolism present in the story
1. Figurative Language in A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens, the author of 'A Christmas Carol', uses figurative language to provide readers with an intense visual experience. In this lesson, we will learn more about the figurative language that is used in this story.
2. Metaphors in A Christmas Carol
In 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens, the author uses metaphors to describe the people, places and events Ebenezer Scrooge experiences on the night he made the decision to change his life.
3. Personification in A Christmas Carol
Personification can be a challenging concept to understand. Trying to find examples of it in literature can be even harder. In this lesson, we will take a look at personification in Charles Dickens' ''A Christmas Carol.''
4. Symbolism in A Christmas Carol
In ''A Christmas Carol'', Charles Dickens uses symbols to express his thoughts on education, poverty, selfishness, and greed. In this lesson, we will look at some of the symbolism used in this piece of literature.
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