Have you ever read a book and decided that you like or dislike the characters within it?
What made you feel like this? Is it the language they use, the way they behave or just a feeling?
Authors use characters in novels to engage with their readers, they provide a great way to get an emotional response from a reader.
In 'Christmas Carol' the role of the characters is very important. There are so many different characters that there we can all find one to relate to. Did you change your mind about any of them as you read the novel? If so, why did this happen?
In this worksheet, you will be able to identify and explain the key characters in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples. These quotations are for reference only.