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  • Development Of The Carol

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    The seasonal songs popular in western music, especially in conjunction with the Christmas season, known as carols, have a rich and complex history full of tradition and controversy in the realms of both sacred and secular music.      The concept of singing carols to celebrate holidays developed during the 13th century in France, although what was to be known as carol music had been around from centuries earlier. It is believed that when troubadour Saint Francis of Assisi had

  • Carol

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           Bildungsroman. Novel of formation. Coming of age story. Many of the great works of literature that have transcended time to be still enjoyed today fall into this literary genre. Why are Across Five Aprils, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and The Catcher In the Rye so popular? What makes them so appealing? One reason is that they tell the story of a character who undergoes the transition from child to adult. Everyone goes through this transition so everyone can relate to the characters

  • A Christmas Carol

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    A Christmas Carol Christmas CarolA secular story of Christmas time in an urban setting, With a Christmas carol in mind, dickens set out to create a process in the minds of the Americans imagination. As a result of the industrial evolution and the growth of the families who were forced from their homes in the country and into the city, a whole new lifestyle for them? And as industrialization continued for many people in the city, working conditions got no better. As this increased, the social

  • A Christmas Carol

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    A Christmas Carol was written by Charles Dickens in 1843. Life for the lower class during this time was extremely hard because of enormous amounts of illnesses, young children worked and no education. A Christmas Carol was set in mid 19th century, during this time people had a really bad time; most of the people was unemployed and the people who were employed were paid deficiently, others were seasonal or casual, which meant they were when work was available so most of the families lived in poverty


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    Describe why the 9/11 attacks was the impetus for forming the Department Homeland Security and raising greater awareness of terrorist attacks The Department of Homeland Security was created after the 9/11 attacks, in response to the devastating terrorist attacks to the world trade center. President George W. Bush recommended the creation of the Office of Homeland Security this was already talk about in congress years before the attack, but was never was taken to plan. This was to become the most

  • A Christmas Carol

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    A Christmas Carol In a Christmas Carol, Dickens uses some of his past childhood experiences to show us that Christmas is very important and many messages come across in this book. It is split up into five ‘staves.’ The reason that they are staves instead of chapters as staves are used in music and it is called a Christmas ‘carol.’ In most cases, when people hear the word ‘Christmas’, we think of a time for giving and sharing with people less fortunate, a time for being thankful for everything

  • a Christmas Carol

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    A Christmas Carol is a magnificent story in a built-up setting throughout Christmas time, as Charles Dickens endeavoring to set the feeling to create the article he permits our minds and fantasy to wonder as we try to realize the individual features and what Christmas time means. Now, whereas the computer display is set in England will Charles Dickens betrayal of scrooge and the families who were forced from their dwellings in the homeland and into the town, and attached to acclimatized to a new

  • A Christmas Carol

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    A Christmas Carol Stave 1: Scrooge’s character is established early in stave 1. Dickens shows his popularity by showing us his relationships with people in his surroundings. We can tell scrooge is unpopular as the narrator portrays him as a “Tight fisted hand at the grindstone.” Scrooges name give us a similarity between the word scrounge what is to be tight with money and every opportunity to make money, this automatically helps us launch an understanding that he is tight with his

  • A Christmas Carol

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    the most influential in the change. There was a time when christmas was not much more important than your average holiday. Without the work of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Regency Christmas would not have changed to be the way it is today. As we examine the Regency Christmas, the Christmas events in A Christmas Carol, new Christmas ideas, and today’s new christmas we will form the true Christmas. Before we examine the new Christmas celebration during the Victorian era in England- due to

  • A Christmas Carol

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    Ebenezer Scrooge is the major character in the story, A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol is about how a “cold-hearted, tight fisted, selfish” money grabbing man is offered an opportunity of a life time, to change his behaviour, attitude... to have a second chance in life. The theme of this novel is to look at the good you do in life and how it carries over after your death. The moral of the book is; "People can make changes in their lives whenever they really want to