The four ghosts who appear in "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens are Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. All four visit Ebenezer Scrooge within the span of a few hours.Know More
Jacob Marley is Scrooge's late business partner who in life was miserly like Scrooge. His ghost appears to Scrooge on the night of Christmas Eve to tell him of three visitors he will soon encounter.
The second ghost to appear is the Ghost of Christmas Past, who comes to remind Scrooge of his childhood. The Ghost of Christmas Present visits next to show him the holiday season in the homes of people with whom he is now associated. Scrooge learns from him that Tiny Tim will soon die if conditions for his family do not change. The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come shows Scrooge his own grave.Learn more about Classics
Charles Dickens is famous for his classic works of literature, including "Oliver Twist," "Nicholas Nickleby," "A Tale of Two Cities," "David Copperfield" and "A Christmas Carol." His novel "Great Expectations" is considered to be his finest work.Full Answer >
"A Christmas Carol" is set in 19th-century London, England. It is a novella that was written by the English author Charles Dickens, and it was first published in 1843 by Chapman and Hall. Its original title is "A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas."Full Answer >
"Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens has multiple themes. Failure of charity, recklessness of individualism, purity in a corrupt city and idealized countryside are themes of this novel.Full Answer >
Charles Dickens' novella "A Christmas Carol" follows the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge from greedy, mercenary miser to a joyful soul who knows the value of charity. The story occurs during a single Christmas Eve night as he is visited by three ghosts. "A Christmas Carol" was first published in 1843.Full Answer >