A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens; Stave 1: Marley's Ghost Page 9. Because,' said Scrooge, `a little thing affects them. You may. be an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of.
At the beginning of the novella, Scrooge is a cold-hearted miser who despises Christmas. Dickens describes him thus: 'The cold within. A summary of Stave One: Marley's Ghost in Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of A Christmas Carol and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson.
There's more of. gravy than of grave about you, whatever you are!'. Scrooge was not much in the habit of cracking. The truth is, that he tried to be. There was something very awful.
Listen to A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Audio with scrolling text. Part one: Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghost of Jacob Marley. It is Christmas Eve and seven years since Ebenezer Scrooge's business partner Jacob Marley died.
Scrooge could not feel it. Ghost sat perfectly motionless, its hair, and skirts.