About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about the ghosts in A Christmas Carol will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to explore the importance of the ghosts within the story. 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 studying of the ghosts in 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 Ghosts in A Christmas Carol 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 Ghosts in A Christmas Carol 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 ghosts within A Christmas Carol for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Jacob Marley's role in the story
- The Ghost of Christmas Past
- Scrooge's time with the Ghost of Christmas Present
- The significance of the Ghost of Christmas Future
1. Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol
How would you feel if someone warned you to change your life or regret it forever? Ebenezer Scrooge experiences this when his long-dead business partner, Jacob Marley, appears in his bedroom on Christmas Eve in Charles Dickens's 'A Christmas Carol'.
2. Ghost of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol
In 'A Christmas Carol', Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three spirits in one night.The first of these is the Ghost of Christmas Past, who shows Scrooge haunting and disturbing visions of his own earlier days.
3. Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol
The Ghost of Christmas Present arrives to show Ebenezer Scrooge all of his acquaintances celebrating the holidays in 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens. Scrooge learns that even people in less than optimal circumstances still do their best to enjoy Christmas and share it with others.
4. Ghost of Christmas Future in A Christmas Carol
Would you want to see the future if you could? In 'A Christmas Carol', by Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge is given no choice in the matter; the frightening Ghost of Christmas Future arrives and forces him to see the sad future that awaits him.
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