Tag Archive: Scrooge

A Christmas Carol: The Political Backstory


Charles Dickens is a character much loved for his great contribution to English literature in the Victorian era. His thrilling stories, vivid characters and exhaustive depiction of contemporary life in the mid 1800s… Continue reading

Ghost of an Adaptation


Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, the 2009 film starring Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner, is a very loose adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. The film follows well-known photographer and bachelor, Connor Mead,… Continue reading

Dickens the Dreamer


Most people are familiar with the novel by Charles Dickens entitled A Christmas Carol. The novel is told and re-told in multiple variations throughout the Christmas season. Nothing, however, compares to the original… Continue reading

The Narrator is More Important than you Think


There is one character in “A Christmas Carol” that, despite its strong voice and personality, is never directly mentioned and is often overlooked: the narrator.

A Christmas Carol


From the time that we are very young, there are some stories that we see and hear everywhere around Christmastime; one of those being A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Whether you are… Continue reading

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