Pee Christmas Carol Essay

629 Words Nov 20th, 2014 3 Pages
Point | Evidence | Explanation | All Scrooge cares about is his money. | ‘What’s Christmas time to you but a time for paying bills without money; a time for finding yourself a year older, but not an hour richer, a time for balancing your books.’ | This suggests that Scrooge believes that the economy is the main focus of Christmas, that nothing else should matter to an individual apart from the state of his finances. | Scrooge thinks people that like Christmas are insane. | ‘There’s another fellow, my clerk, with fifteen shillings a week, and a wife and a family, talking about a merry Christmas. I’ll retire to Bedlam’ | This demonstrates that Scrooge can’t understand how someone can have positive emotions and be in control of their …show more content…
You don’t drink.” Martin smiled and replied, “This ain’t drinking. Two cans between seven people, you can’t get drunk on that.”’ (p.38) | This proves that Martin is easily led as Natalie says that Martin doesn’t drink. He shows off and drinks anyway saying “you can’t get drunk on that”. | Martin is conscious of what people think of him. | ‘ | Martin is very aware of what people think of him during this chapter and the writer shows this when he talks about Martin’s awareness of others in the club. |

Point | Evidence | Explanation | | ‘Martin was quick to interrupt. “No way, man, that place is for soft kids. Table tennis, pool, tiddlywinks – that’s no way to spend your Saturday night.’” (p.30) | This demonstrates that Martin doesn’t want to be seen as a ‘soft kid’ he wants to be cool and go to cool places. | Martin is the leader of The Gang of Three. | ‘Mark and Matthew handed their three pounds each to their leader Martin and he paid the entrance fees.’ (p.35) | This shows that Martin is the leader of the gang, the other two trust him to pay the money and wait for him to decide it’s okay before they join in. | Martin likes Rap music. | (p.36) | | Martin likes to show off and is easily led by people. | ‘She pulled the rings, opened both cans and passed one to Martin. Natalie shouted to Martin “What are you doing? You don’t drink.” Martin smiled and replied, “This ain’t drinking. Two cans between seven people, you

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