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can someone mark my english lit or know websites where it can get marked
Reply 1
Original post by izzy56788
can someone mark my english lit or know websites where it can get marked

sure:smile:
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Original post by TRANMHF
sure:smile:


the question was how does Dickens present ideas of happiness and joy through the whole novel

In the novel a christmas carol we can see that Dickens wanted to present christmas as a joyful charitable time. We first see this through the character Fred when he says “I have always thought of christmas as a good time, a kind forgiving charitable time” this quote shows that Fred is a kind hearted man which contrasts to scrooges selfish miserable behaviour when he doesn’t donate to the charity men. In addition to this the word “charitable” also portrays Fred’s giving nature and how he wants to help the poor. This idea of helping the poor also links to Dickens views and how he believes everyone should be able to have a joyful time at christmas no matter the social class.

Furthermore we can see how Dickens presents idea of joy and happiness through the ghost of christmas present. This ghost is described as a “jolly giant who bore a glowing torch” the “glowing torch” can be seen as a symbol for happiness and how the ghost of christmas present represents positivity and joy. In addition to this the ghost of christmas past is also described as a “jolly giant” who wears a holly wreath. It can be seen that this ghost is compared to santa and that Dickens wanted to use this ghost to spread christmas joy and represent good will. The ghost of christmas presents joy is used to transform scrooge which further links to Dickens idea that happiness and joy can transform people.

Additionally Dickens presents the cratchits as a jovial family even though they are a victim of poverty. Large family’s like the cratchits were common in the 19th century so Dickens made the cratchits to be an accurate representation of this. He also focuses on the family’s unity to convey the idea that poverty is not a barrier to happiness. We can further see this when Tiny Tim says “God bless everyone” this shows Tiny Tim wants to spread happiness to everyone- even to those who are selfish like scrooge.

Lastly we see ideas of happiness and joy in a christmas carol though the character fezziwig. Fezziwig is presented as a “jolly fat man” in this novel who is used to contrast scrooges behaviour. Scrooge was happiest when he was working for fezziwig which is shown when scrooge sees the “bright face of his former self” furthermore fezziwig treats his employees with kindness by letting them have christmas off “no work tonight it’s christmas eve” this quote shows how fezziwig embraces the joys of christmas unlike scrooge who sees it as “an excuse to pickpocket a man every 25th”
Reply 3
Original post by izzy56788
the question was how does Dickens present ideas of happiness and joy through the whole novel
In the novel a christmas carol we can see that Dickens wanted to present christmas as a joyful charitable time. We first see this through the character Fred when he says “I have always thought of christmas as a good time, a kind forgiving charitable time” this quote shows that Fred is a kind hearted man which contrasts to scrooges selfish miserable behaviour when he doesn’t donate to the charity men. In addition to this the word “charitable” also portrays Fred’s giving nature and how he wants to help the poor. This idea of helping the poor also links to Dickens views and how he believes everyone should be able to have a joyful time at christmas no matter the social class.
Furthermore we can see how Dickens presents idea of joy and happiness through the ghost of christmas present. This ghost is described as a “jolly giant who bore a glowing torch” the “glowing torch” can be seen as a symbol for happiness and how the ghost of christmas present represents positivity and joy. In addition to this the ghost of christmas past is also described as a “jolly giant” who wears a holly wreath. It can be seen that this ghost is compared to santa and that Dickens wanted to use this ghost to spread christmas joy and represent good will. The ghost of christmas presents joy is used to transform scrooge which further links to Dickens idea that happiness and joy can transform people.
Additionally Dickens presents the cratchits as a jovial family even though they are a victim of poverty. Large family’s like the cratchits were common in the 19th century so Dickens made the cratchits to be an accurate representation of this. He also focuses on the family’s unity to convey the idea that poverty is not a barrier to happiness. We can further see this when Tiny Tim says “God bless everyone” this shows Tiny Tim wants to spread happiness to everyone- even to those who are selfish like scrooge.
Lastly we see ideas of happiness and joy in a christmas carol though the character fezziwig. Fezziwig is presented as a “jolly fat man” in this novel who is used to contrast scrooges behaviour. Scrooge was happiest when he was working for fezziwig which is shown when scrooge sees the “bright face of his former self” furthermore fezziwig treats his employees with kindness by letting them have christmas off “no work tonight it’s christmas eve” this quote shows how fezziwig embraces the joys of christmas unlike scrooge who sees it as “an excuse to pickpocket a man every 25th”

Well donee!This essay effectively discusses how Dickens presents ideas of happiness and joy throughout A Christmas Carol.It analyses key characters such as Fred, the ghost of Christmas present, the 'jovial' Cratchit family, and Fezziwig to demonstrate the theme of happiness.Overall, this response effectively answers the question and provides a comprehensive exploration of the theme of happiness and joy in the novel.I personally think if you continue like this you will definitely be in the top band level 5 or 6!
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Original post by TRANMHF
Well donee!This essay effectively discusses how Dickens presents ideas of happiness and joy throughout A Christmas Carol.It analyses key characters such as Fred, the ghost of Christmas present, the 'jovial' Cratchit family, and Fezziwig to demonstrate the theme of happiness.Overall, this response effectively answers the question and provides a comprehensive exploration of the theme of happiness and joy in the novel.I personally think if you continue like this you will definitely be in the top band level 5 or 6!


thank you
Reply 5
Original post by izzy56788
thank you

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