Monday, December 14, 2015 A Christmas Carol Quiz Characterization analysis Discussion What are your main impressions of Scrooge? Are there people like him in real life today? What might be Marley’s reasons for appearing at Scrooge’s home and promising a series of visions? What do the other characters in the story seem to think of Scrooge? Why, for example, does the nephew persist in trying to lure Scrooge into a holiday spirit? 20 Time Brainstorm Your 20 Time idea should be well developed by now You should contact whomever you need to at this point to ensure success You will submit a timeline to me before break After break, you will be presenting your projects for peer review Next class: A Christmas Carol o Staves 3-5 o Create a 100 word journal entry for Ebenezer Scrooge for each Stave (500 words total) – stay in character; post on Google Classroom before next class Murder at the Ugly Sweater Party o Review the characters and sign up o Sign up for snacks/drinks o Wear your ugly sweater! Understanding Scrooge – Characterization In the opening stave, Charles Dickens makes it clear using direct characterization that Ebenezer Scrooge is a cold, uncaring, unsympathetic and miserly person. However, Scrooge’s responses to the experiences he undergoes during his ghostly visitations in the next three staves reveal much more about him. Fill in the first column with a summary of what Scrooge sees and hears. In the second column, write how he responds; finally, in the section below record what the experience reveals about him (through indirect characterization.) Find an example from each stave Stave 1 What Scrooge hears & sees How Scrooge responds What is revealed about Scrooge through indirect characterization? Stave 2 What Scrooge hears & sees How Scrooge responds What is revealed about Scrooge through indirect characterization?