Edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson, this enriched classic edition of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol offers readers the opportunity to read this great classic at an affordable price. Its helpful notes and insightful commentary along with discussion questions helps readers to better enjoy this tale of Eberneezer Scrooge who eventually learns the true meaning of Christmas. Mass paperback edition.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2007 Dimensions: 6.75 X 4.19 (inches)
ISBN: 1416534784 ISBN-13: 9781416534785 Availability: In Stock Series:Enriched Classics
Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work.
In this classic, heart-warming tale, four ghostly guests teach valuable lessons to an old miser. Ebenezer Scrooge, a selfish, crotchety skinflint, spends his days counting money and grousing, “Bah Humbug!” Scrooge doesn’t care for anyone other than himself. However, on Christmas Eve, he is visited by his partner Marley, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet to Come, who teach him about benevolence, charity, and goodwill.
Enriched Classics enhance your engagement by introducing and explaining the historical and cultural significance of the work, the author’s personal history, and what impact this book had on subsequent scholarship. Each book includes discussion questions that help clarify and reinforce major themes and reading recommendations for further research.
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Charles Dickens (1821-1870) used his fiction to criticize the injustices of his time, especially the brutal treatment of the poor. He is also the author of Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. He was born in Portsmouth, England.