Which ghost appears?
The ghost of Christmas present
He symbolizes the Christmas ideal
Generosity, goodness, celebration
His robe hides two hideous children
Ignorance and want
Visits two homes and both show dickens ideas on how to celebrate Christmas
Bob Cratchit and Fred, his nephew
Tiny Tim
Speaks the book's famous line "God bless us everyone"
Dickens social commentary
Against organized religion and promoted an awareness of poverty in London in order to bring about change
Theme of stave 3
Christmas has a positive effect on how people feel about and relate to other people
Signs of scrooges melting heart
Concern for tiny Tim and the enjoyment of watching his nephew's party