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A Christmas Carol

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Publisher Comments:

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, and the ghosts who show him the true spirit of Christmas.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information

• A chronology of the author's life and work

• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context

• An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations

• Detailed explanatory notes

• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work

• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction

• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON

Synopsis:

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, and the ghosts who show him the true spirit of Christmas.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information

• A chronology of the author's life and work

• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context

• An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations

• Detailed explanatory notes

• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work

• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction

• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON

About the Author

Charles Dickens (1821-1870) used his fiction to criticize the injustices of his time, especially the brutal treatment of the poor. He is also the author of Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. He was born in Portsmouth, England.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

CHRONOLOGY OF CHARLES DICKENS'S LIFE AND WORK

HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF A Christmas Carol

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

PREFACE

STAVE ONE: MARLEY'S GHOST

STAVE TWO: THE FIRST OF THE THREE SPIRITS

STAVE THREE: THE SECOND OF THE THREE SPIRITS

STAVE FOUR: THE LAST OF THE SPIRITS

STAVE FIVE: THE END OF IT

NOTES

INTERPRETIVE NOTES

CRITICAL EXCERPTS

QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION

SUGGESTIONS FOR THE INTERESTED READER

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416534785
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Supplement by:
Helal, Kathleen
Supplement:
Helal, Kathleen
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Sick children
Subject:
Scrooge, ebenezer (fictitious character)
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Christmas stories
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Enriched Classic
Series:
Enriched Classics
Publication Date:
20071009
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 2.87 oz

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"Synopsis" by , ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, and the ghosts who show him the true spirit of Christmas.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information

• A chronology of the author's life and work

• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context

• An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations

• Detailed explanatory notes

• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work

• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction

• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON

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