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Character Summary


EBENEZER SCROOGE: a miserly, money-hungry businessman

BOB CRATCHIT: Scrooge’s clerk

FRED: Scrooge’s nephew

TINY TIM: the lame son of the Cratchits

PETER CRATCHIT: the Cratchit’s eldest son

MRS. CRATCHIT: Bob Cratchit’s wife

JACOB MARLEY: Scrooge’s business partner who died seven years ago


TWO PORTLY GENTLEMEN: two men raising money for the poor

FRAN: Scrooge’s little sister and Fred’s mother

MR. FEZZIWIG: Scrooge’s first employer

MRS. FEZZIWIG: Mr. Fezziwig’s wife

DICK WILKINS: another apprentice at Fezziwig’s establishment

BELLE: a woman Scrooge had been engaged to in his youth

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST: the first of the spirits foretold by Marley who shows Scrooge his past Christmases.

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT: the second of the spirits foretold by Marley that shows Scrooge Christmas celebrations in the present time

BELINDA CRATCHIT: the Cratchit’s second daughter

LITTLE BOY CRATCHIT: another Cratchit son

LITTLE GIRL CRATCHIT: another Cratchit daughter

MARTHA CRATCHIT: the eldest daughter of the Cratchit’s

FRED’S WIFE: the wife of Scrooge’s nephew

PLUMP SISTER: the sister of Fred’s wife

TOPPER: a guest of Fred’s, who is in love with the plump sister

THE GHOST OF CHRISTMAS YET TO COME: the third spirit foretold by Marley that shows Scrooge Christmases in the Future

OLD JOE: a pawnshop owner

CHARWOMAN: Scrooge’s housekeeper

MRS. DILBER: Scrooge’s laundress

UNDERTAKER’S MAN: a man who has no ethics about stealing from the dead

CAROLINE AND HER HUSBAND: two people who owed money to Scrooge who are happy when he dies

BOY: the boy Scrooge sends to buy the big prize turkey

BELLE'S HUSBAND: a man who sees Scrooge on the night Marley dies

Charles Dickens