A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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Explain why Dickens' A Christmas Carol is still relevant and popular today.

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Although it was published in 1843, A Christmas Carol remains popular because its key messages are as relevant today as they were in the Victorian era.

Take, for example, the character of Scrooge. Although his character is Victorian, his story highlights the importance of being kind, compassionate, and generous to others. These traits are timeless. No matter what era you live in, transforming your character to become a better person is just as important today as it was then. Scrooge's journey, therefore, remains a source of inspiration to others.

Similarly, A Christmas Carol remains relevant today...

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The play "A Christmas Carol" is as relevant today as it was when it was written.  If you want an example of this look at how many times it has been performed for audiences since its creation.  It has also been made and remade into movies that still draw a crowd at the box office.

We live in a very busy and competitive society.  There are people who spend most of their lives in search of money and wealth.  They obtain the wealth but at a cost.  The other end of the spectrum is those people who have little but know the joy of caring for others.  They go to menial thankless jobs, but they come home to the family they love. 

Yes, the book connects to present day society.

 

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