Scrooge In A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens

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Charles Dickens portrays Scrooge as an isolated old man. Dickens also Says Scrooge is lonely in all aspects of his life. This adds to the image that Scrooge is isolated and Charles Dickens also describes Scrooge as a 'solitary oyster'. He then goes on to describe Scrooge as being a 'tight fisted hand at the grine stone'. This means that scrooge is a misery and is un willing to spend any money. This is one idea already made clear at the being to the reader early on at the beginning of the story when Marley's funeral is being described. The phrase ' He solemnised it with an undoubtedly barging' is used meaning Scrooge did not even spend a lot of money on his only friends funeral.

Charles Dickens shows us that Scrooge says 'bah humbug' when his
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