"A Christmas Carol", in what way are the rooms a reflection of Scrooge's character and how is the setting transformed by the ghost of the present?

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The rooms in which Scrooge resides are as empty and  "gloomy" as Scrooge's soul. Dickens tells us that the rooms "were a gloomy suite of rooms." The adjective "gloomy" is describing the rooms as melancholy and depressing; these rooms are without happiness, just like Scrooge; after all, Scrooge lives there, and much can be said about a person by the dwelling that person keeps.

When Scrooge enters his home and slams the door shut, Dickens tells us that "every room" in the house reverberates with an echo; here we see just how...

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