In A Christmas Carol, what does the quote, "they were gloomy suite of rooms, in a lowering pile of a building up a yard," show about Scrooge?  

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This quote appears in the first stave of A Christmas Carol when Scrooge is returning home after his day at work and dinner at the tavern. On one level, it shows us how Scrooge lives. He lives alone, in a building with no other residents and which has decayed over time. But, on another level, it gives the reader an important insight into...

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