Bob Cratchit

Scrooge had a very small fire, but the clerk’s fire was so very much smaller that it looked like one coal.

Background. "Scrooge had a very small fire, but the clerk’s fire was so very much smaller that it looked like one coal." is a quotation from A Christmas Carol (Stave 1). A Christmas Carol is a novella, or short story, written by Charles Dickens and first published in the Christmas of 1843.   Context. This quotation reflects the miserly attitude of the lead character Ebenezer Scrooge. Even though it is mid-Winter time, the mean-spirited Scrooge maintains only a small fire [...]

2018-08-27T19:35:39+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |
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