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The Cratchit Children: Character Analysis – ‘A Christmas Carol’ (Animated)

The Cratchit Children: Character Analysis – ‘A Christmas Carol’ (Animated)

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Inspired by Dickens’s nephew (who sadly did not live to adulthood), Tiny Tim represents children in Victorian society who were vulnerable because of disabilities. Tiny Tim is loved by Bob, who carries ‘Tiny Tim upon his shoulder.’, and all the family members. This illustrates Dickens’s view, later reiterated in the 1850 Christmas edition of his […]

Mr & Mrs Cratchit: Character Analysis (animated and updated)

Mr & Mrs Cratchit: Character Analysis (animated and updated)

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Scrooge’s clerk, Bob Cratchit, represents the exploited, underpaid, yet hard-working employee. Despite Scrooge’s miserly ways, Bob toasts him, declaring him ‘the Founder of the Feast’. With this action, Dickens draws the attention of the reader to Bob’s Christian generosity of human spirit in the face of financial hardship and ill treatment. This is heightened by […]

Mr & Mrs Cratchit: Character Analysis (animated and updated)

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Scrooge’s clerk, Bob Cratchit, represents the exploited, underpaid, yet hard-working employee. Despite Scrooge’s miserly ways, Bob toasts him, declaring him ‘the Founder of the Feast’. With this action, Dickens draws the attention of the reader to Bob’s Christian generosity of human spirit in the face of financial hardship and ill treatment. This is heightened by […]