A Christmas Carol, an original story written by Charles Dickens about a selfish and mean-spirited old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who despises Christmas. Read a book and discover new characters from the novel!
Charles Dickens is a literary painter of the English middle and lower bourgeoisie and the founder of the social novel. His works reflect a penchant for humor and satire, but also admixtures of the romantic and sentimental. He created some of the world's most popular fictional characters and is one of the Victorian greatest novelists.
A Christmas Carol is one of the most well-known and famous fairy tales in English literature. This is a closer analysis of the story which describes Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation with the help of Ghosts.
Analysis of specific characteristics and features of literary characters included in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. It contains a review of Scrooge as the major character and as well as minor characters, their function, and position in the story.
A Christmas Carol is a novella written by Charles Dickens. This is a story about a selfish and greedy old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who hates everything related to Christmas. After the visit of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come, Scrooge is changed into a gentler and kinder man.
From April to November, 1859, Charles Dickens wrote "A Tale of Two Cities" in weekly installments. This method of writing a novel was genius. The suspense kept the readers excited about the next installment and it made a lot of money. Also, the regular person could read it. At the time most books were owned […]
David Copperfield is a semi-autobiographical novel by British writer Charles Dickens, published 1849-50. A sentimental story of an orphan's struggles. It deals with the sufferings of young David after his mother's death, through the cruel treatment of his stepfather, schoolmasters, and employers. The hypocritical Uriah Heep is one of the book's many memorable characters. David's […]
Published in weekly installments from December 1, 1860, to August 3, 1861. "Great Expectations" is a story of a young boy growing into adulthood, who learns that his "great expectations" of wealth and power do not lead to virtue and happiness. The book spans thirty years in the life of Phillip Pirrip, or Pip, the […]
"Hard Times" by Charles Dickens was originally published between April and August in 1854 in a serialized form. Realizing that his weekly periodical, Household Words needed a boost in sales, Dickens hoped that putting "Hard Times" in it would help. He was right, it did boost sales. Charles Dickens had visited some factories in Manchester […]
In the novel "Oliver Twist" we can read about the shocking destiny of Oliver Twist, a poor boy who lost his mother during birth. Through a realistic display we can see his miserable life in the orphanage and later on in the streets. The novel deals with a social problem, better said the growing parentless […]