What does the gentleman visitor want from Scrooge?

What does the gentleman visitor want from Scrooge?

GENTLEMAN VISITOR: You wish to be anonymous? SCROOGE: I wish to be left alone. Since you ask me what I wish, sir, that is my answer. I don’t make merry myself at Christmas and I can’t afford to make lazy people merry.

Did Charles Dickens steal A Christmas Carol?

Most critics reviewed the novella favourably. The story was illicitly copied in January 1844; Dickens took legal action against the publishers, who went bankrupt, further reducing Dickens’s small profits from the publication. He went on to write four other Christmas stories in subsequent years.

Who says spirits mean nothing to me in Scene 2?

SCROOGE
SCROOGE: Spirits mean nothing to me. MARLEY: (Slowly leaving) Expect the first tomorrow, when the bell tolls one, the second the next night at the same hour, the third upon the next night when the last stroke of twelve has ended.

What do the men who call at Scrooge’s office as for?

After Scrooge’s nephew leaves his office, having been roundly scolded, two “portly gentlemen” arrive. It is Christmas Eve, and these two kindhearted men are collecting money for the poor and destitute. He also mentions the treadmill and the Poor Law.

What does the little girl with the doll represent in A Christmas Carol?

Explanation The doll that the little girl carries turns into the Ghost of Christmas Past. Marley’s chain is a burden that he built throughout his life. He carries this in after his death.

Who said this I must wander the world and see what I can no longer share what I would not share when I walked where you do?

Jack Robinson
Let’s have the shutters up before a man can say Jack Robinson!” Who says, “I must wander the world and see what I can no longer share, what I would not share when I walked where you do.”

What does the term odious most closely mean as used in paragraph 80?

This is the first part of the paragraph 80 in A Christmas Carol where the term “odious” was mentioned. The answer is letter A (Hateful) because the meaning of the term “odious” in the sentence is “extremely unpleasant or dislikable”.