A Christmas Carol

Abby Paulnock, hour 2

Summary

The book A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is about an old man named Ebenezer Scrooge who hates Christmas, but it's also a book filled with life lessons. First of all the story has a great meaning behind it. Such as sacrifice and happiness, like when Scrooge gives away his money at the end. It also has a lot of figurative language through out the story. For example as dead as a door nail or Scrooge was the ogre of the family. This is a great way to learn more about figurative language. Lastly, Scrooge shows is that everybody needs a little help along the way. Scrooge was a very independent man that never wanted any help, but with the ghosts help he became a better version of himself. In conclusion, if you read this book you will be smarter, happier, and more giving.

Sacrifices made

Scrooge had to sacrifice Belle. He sacrificed his fiancé because he wanted to become rich. It was a hard sacrifice for him because he loved Belle. I time when I had to make a sacrifice was when it was a Jewish holiday and I went to school even though I could have stayed home. I went to school because I did not want to get behind.