A Christmas Carol (Key Quotes)


GCSE English (A Christmas Carol) Mind Map on A Christmas Carol (Key Quotes), created by Samira Choudhury on 04/18/2017.
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A Christmas Carol (Key Quotes)
  1. 'Mankind is my business' - Marley (Should be Scrooges and everyone elses too)
    1. 'I will honour Christmas in my heart and, and try to keepit all the year' - Scrooge (Willing to change, become better person)
      1. 'Quite alone in this world' - Belle's husband (Scrooge is lonely, has no one)
        1. 'I made it link by link' - Marley (Each link a bad deed)
          1. 'Tight-fisted hand at the grindstone' - (Selfish)
            1. 'Solitary child, neglected by his friends' - Ghost of Christmas Past (Does same to other people)
              1. 'I am not the man I was' - Scrooge (Changing)
                1. 'His offences carry their own punishment' - Fred (Scrooge will be punished for his ways)
                  1. 'Hard and sharp as flint' - (Difficult to get inside, hurts others)
                    1. 'Squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching' - (Verbs,obsessed with money)
                      1. 'If these shadows remain unaltered by the Future, the child will die' - Ghost of Christmas Present (If Scrooge doesn't change his ways those less fortunate will die)
                        1. 'Decrease the surplus population' - Scrooge (Uncaring about less fortunate)
                          1. 'Profit us when he's dead' - Charwoman (Won't be missed, only wanted for money)
                            1. 'I wear the chain I forged in life' - Marley (Held back from being happy, made own destiny)
                              1. 'This boy is Ignorance. This girl is Want. Beware them both' - Ghost of Christmas Present (Society chooses to ignore problems, people want more than they need)
                                1. 'Will you decide what men shall live, what men shall die?' - Ghost of Christmas Present (Has power/money to save lives)
                                  1. 'Bah! Humbug!' - Scrooge (Attitude towards Christmas)
                                    1. 'No space of regret can make for one life's opportunity misused' - Marley (Must change now or will regret it later)
                                      1. 'Scrooge was better than his word' - (Kept promise, changed person)
                                        1. 'Nothing!' - Scrooge (Not willing to give to charity)
                                          1. 'Solitary as an oyster' - (Lonely, hard shell, good inside)
                                            1. 'God bless us, everyone!' - Tiny Tim (Poor yet selfless)
                                              1. 'Are there no prisons?' - Scrooge (Poor people aren't important)
                                                1. 'Poor excuse to pick a man's pocket' - Scrooge (Doesn't give to others, all about money)
                                                  1. 'Can't afford to make idle people merry' - Scrooge (Can afford it, chooses no to)
                                                    1. 'Good afternoon' - Scrooge (Dismissive, rude)
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