Orwell intended to criticize the communist regime he saw sweeping through Russia and spreading to Europe and even the United States. Though he agreed with many Marxist principles, Orwell was unable to accept the communist interpretation of socialism because he saw many similarities between the communist governments and the previous czarist regimes in old Russia. Communism, he thought, was inherently hypocritical. In his self-proclaimed "fairy-story," Orwell uses his allegorical farm to symbolize the communist system.
The reader is shown his harshness in the office, where he will not allow Bob Cratchit enough coal to warm his work cubicle and begrudges his employee a day off for Christmas, even claiming that his clerk is exploiting him.
The ghost of Marley teaches his former partner the lesson of materialism, as Marley is condemned to drag an enormous chain attached to cash boxes: Marley is filled with regret for good deeds not done. This theme is repeated when the first spirit exposes Scrooge to phantoms wailing in agony, many of whom Scrooge recognizes.
The phantoms suffer because they now see humans who need their help, but they are unable to do anything: It is too late; they have missed their opportunity.
The novel contains important social commentary. If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population. This boy is Ignorance.
This girl is Want. An important idea that the author stresses is that humans are responsible for their own destiny, both as individuals and as a group.
He is writing in the tradition of a religion that teaches that people will one day have to answer for their failure to fulfill their responsibility.These are images I have collated from various sources to use as an informative display in the classroom. It could also be used as a revision resource closer to exams when collating revision files.
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An observation lesson on the transformation of Scrooge. It includes key exam information for the AQA English Literature examination but this lesson is applicable to all exam boards.
It uses an extract to start analysis and then students can c. Published: Tue, 18 Apr The title of this novel is A Christmas Carol, which is written by Charles Dickens. In this novel, the main character, Scrooge, has a callous personal.
[In the following essay, Miller offers a stylistic analysis of A Christmas Carol.] I had meant to ask some solemn questions about the genre or genres of A Christmas Carol.
Re-reading it has put. By Lt Daniel Furseth. Today, I stopped caring about my fellow man. I stopped caring about my community, my neighbors, and those I serve.
I stopped caring today because a once noble profession has become despised, hated, distrusted, and mostly unwanted.