Study Guide

A Christmas Carol Characters

By Charles Dickens

Ebenezer Scrooge

A miserable, bitter old miser, Scrooge hates irrational things like happiness, generosity, and...

Bob Cratchit

The poor clerk that works for Scrooge's moneylending firm, Cratchit is the father of Tiny Tim, an...

Tiny Tim Cratchit

The youngest member of the Cratchit family, Tiny Tim is a sickly and angelic small boy whose life...

Ghost of Christmas Past

An unsettling combination of a small child and an old man, this Ghost takes Scrooge on a tour of...

Ghost of Christmas Present

A hale and hearty fellow, the Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge how the other...

Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

However eerie and unpleasant Scrooge's midnight adventures have been, they are all fun and games...

Jacob Marley

Scrooge's long-dead business partner is the first ghostly visitor who haunts him, warning him...

Fred

Scrooge's nephew, the son of his beloved but now dead sister, is his only living relative, and...

Fezziwig

The jolly businessman with whom Scrooge apprenticed, Fezziwig appears in the one happy memory of...