An Image of 19th Century Britain in a Christmas Carol

  • E Christina Nancy M.Phil Scholar, Sakthi College of Arts and Science for Women, Oddanchatram, Tamil Nadu, India


This essay is about how Charles Dickens’ novella A Christmas Carol is reflecting the 19th century Britain during Victorian age. Here Dickens used his own experiences with the sufferings of this era. He described about the class differences between high class and low class people, rich people’s money-minded behavior, sufferings of poor people, their physical illness and their tradition of celebration of Christmas.

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Christina Nancy, E. (2018). An Image of 19th Century Britain in a Christmas Carol. Shanlax International Journal of English, 6(2), 40-46. Retrieved from