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A Christmas Carol - Characters Stave 1
He is tight
He doesn't allow Bob a decent fire
Doesn't want to pay Bob for Christmas day
Unsympathetic towards the poor
"they had better do it and decrease the surplus population"
Refuses to give money to charity
"I wish to be left alone
"Every idiot that goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart"
sadness with no obvious cause
"He was as solitary as an oyster"
soft and pleasant inside
Poor relationship with family
Declines Fred's invite to his Christmas party
Doesn't like people
Complete opposite to Scrooge
Dickens uses Fred as a foil to Scrooges character. The differences between the two emphasise Scrooge's negative qualities
Wants to celebrate Christmas