Marley's Ghost

Author: Mark Osmun

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780967307909

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

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"Marley's Ghost". Before Scrooge, before Dickens, there was Jacob Marley. In Charles Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge owes his salvation to one man: his former partner, Jacob Marley. Yet despite Marley's crucial role, we know him only as a shadow. Until now. Fugitive, prodigy, gambler, miner, mentor, corruptor and partner of Scrooge, Jacob Marley suffers a life in which he is both victim and villain, noble and vile. After his death, Marley's ghost wanders a frozen hell seeking answers and redemption. There he plays one last role: that of a pawn in the battle between light and dark. Ultimately, Marley must choose between God and the Devil, between sacrifice and betrayal, as mankind's future hangs in the balance. Marley's Ghost, a dark tale about the winter of the soul, shines a brilliant, new light on Dickens' immortal story.

Marly's Ghost

A Remix of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol

Author: David Levithan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 014240912X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 163

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The spirit of Ben's girlfriend Marly returns with three other ghosts to haunt him with a painful journey though Valentine's Days past, present, and future, in a twist to the Dickens classic. Reprint.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 82

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Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go unpunished. At first, Scrooge doesn't heed Marley's warning, but soon he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Christmas Yet to Come. He is made to face his cruel nature, and to consider whether he should change his ways. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

Jacob Marley's Ghost

Author: Mark E. T. Piotrowski

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1329830504

Category: Fiction

Page: 52

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Who is Jacob Marley? I put his character as the main topic in my book to one specific question which is... Who is Jacob Marley, business partner to Ebenezer Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas," commonly known as "A Christmas Carol," a short story written by Charles Dickens and first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. As a child into adulthood, I often had read and viewed several movies and television adaptations of Ebenezer Scrooge's life at Christmas time. Each and every version put to print or in the media fields explains the creator's own interpretation of how a stingy and odious business man living in the early 19th Century London was haunted by first his ghostly partner Jacob Marley and then by three Apparitions of Christmas to show and mend the errors of his greedy ways.

Marley's Ghost

Author: Jeff Goode

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780881452945

Category:

Page: 82

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Before Ebenezer Scrooge learned the true meaning of Christmas, another old miser was haunted by the ghosts of his past, present and future. What happened to Jacob Marley, in the seven years since his untimely death, that could convince him to sacrifice everything to save the one man he despises most? ..". [a] rich new holiday confection, MARLEY'S GHOST. Jeff Goode's play is a smart, engaging prequel to A CHRISTMAS CAROL that stirs in some wicked whimsy a la Lewis Carroll and ultimately conveys the same inspirational message of hope and forgiveness as the original ... Theatergoers ... will witness a rather exquisite blend of foolery and feeling." -Los Angeles Times ..". Jeff Goode's bizarre take on A Christmas Carol and a Dickens of an update it is ... The often tongue-in-cheek/often poignant slant on the holiday classic is ... enough to make this an annual event." -Backstage West

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781603035057

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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This Graphic Novel Series features classic tales retold with attractive color illustrations. Educatiors using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 70 page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Introduce literature to reluctant readers and motivate struggling readers. Students build confidence through reading practice. Motivation makes all the difference. What's more motivation then the expectation of success?

Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

Author: Tom Mula

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1608448355

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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"Scrooge? I have to redeem old Scrooge? The one man I knew who was worse than I was? Impossible! I'll never be able to..." DICKENS ONLY GAVE US part of the story! Chained, shackled, and condemned to a hellish eternity, Ebenezer Scrooge's mean, sour, pruney old business partner has only one chance to free himself: to escape his own chains, he must first redeem Scrooge. So begins a journey of laughter and terror, redemption and renewal, during which Scrooge's heart, indeed, is opened; but not before Marley-in this irreverent, funny and deeply moving story-discovers his own. Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol was originally published in 1995 by Adams Media; it was immediately a Chicago Tribune bestseller. The audio version was broadcast nationwide on National Public Radio for six seasons. The play premiered in 1998 at Chicago's Goodman Theatre and won a handful of awards. It has received hundreds of productions worldwide. "Marley's Christmas? Impossible! But you did it!" -Ray Bradbury ..".Nothing less than an anthem to human nature, to imagination, and to the wonder of a compelling story told by a wondrous storyteller..." -Chicago Tribune TOM MULA has been an awardwinning actor, director, and playwright for more than 30 years. He spent seven seasons (and over 400 performances) as the Goodman Theatre's Scrooge.

Jacob T. Marley

Author: R. William Bennett

Publisher: Shadow Mountain

ISBN: 9781609079154

Category: Fiction

Page: 202

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Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" is a holiday favorite and this new book, written in the style of Dickens, tells the story from the perspective of the character who was a ruthless taskmaster business partner who taught and influenced Scrooge and then saved him from the brink of a terrible fate. "Jacob T. Marley" is to "A Christmas Carol" as the world-famous "Wicked" is to "The Wizard of Oz" and is a masterfully crafted story teaching us, once again, the true meaning of Christmas.

The Ghost

A Cultural History

Author: Susan Owens

Publisher: Tate

ISBN: 9781849764674

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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The Ghost' delves into a wealth of literary and artistic sources, including illuminated manuscripts, woodcut engravings, magic-lantern slides, paintings, prints, poems, novels and stories ? providing a fresh take on a subject that has fascinated us for centuries0In this broad cultural history, Susan Owens reveals what these spirits and apparitions can tell us about our culture and about ourselves, and explores how ghosts have inhabited a wide range of roles from medieval times to the present day.0A dazzling range of artists are featured, including William Blake, Henry Fuseli, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais, Paul Nash and Jeremy Deller, alongside writers such as John Donne, William Shakespeare, Samuel Pepys, Daniel Defoe, Mary Shelley, Emily Brontë, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Hilary Mantel and Sarah Waters.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Romulus Linney

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822215394

Category: Drama

Page: 76

View: 465

THE STORY: An adaptation of the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's journey from an embittered, ungenerous creature into a giving, caring human being at the hands of three spirits, who, one Christmas Eve, show him what life means. Of his new stage version

A Christmas Carol

A Ghost Story of Christmas

Author: Michael Wilson,Charles Dickens

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822223115

Category: Drama

Page: 59

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THE STORY: This theatrical and spirited version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL puts the phantasmagoric qualities of Charles Dickens' classic tale center stage. A swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts that weave through this uplifting holiday story of redemption

GCSE English Literature for AQA A Christmas Carol Student Book

Author: Imelda Pilgrim

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316504603

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 104

View: 8404

A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 GCSE English qualifications. Written for the AQA GCSE English Literature specification for first teaching from 2015, this Student Book provides in-depth support for studying A Christmas Carol. Exploring Dickens's novel chapter-by-chapter and as a whole text, this resource builds students' skills and confidence in understanding and writing about this 19th-century classic. An enhanced digital version and a free Teacher's Resource are also available.

A Ghost Story of Christmas

Ghost Story Collections

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: 谷月社

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge’s name was good upon ’Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to. Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail. Mind! I don’t mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade. But the wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile; and my unhallowed hands shall not disturb it, or the Country’s done for. You will therefore permit me to repeat, emphatically, that Marley was as dead as a door-nail. Scrooge knew he was dead? Of course he did. How could it be otherwise? Scrooge and he were partners for I don’t know how many years. Scrooge was his sole executor, his sole administrator, his sole assign, his sole residuary legatee, his sole friend, and sole mourner. And even Scrooge was not so dreadfully cut up by the sad event, but that he was an excellent man of business on the very day of the funeral, and solemnised it with an undoubted bargain. The mention of Marley’s funeral brings me back to the point I started from. There is no doubt that Marley was dead. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate. If we were not perfectly convinced that Hamlet’s Father died before the play began, there would be nothing more remarkable in his taking a stroll at night, in an easterly wind, upon his own ramparts, than there would be in any other middle-aged gentleman rashly turning out after dark in a breezy spot—say Saint Paul’s Churchyard for instance—literally to astonish his son’s weak mind. Scrooge never painted out Old Marley’s name. There it stood, years afterwards, above the warehouse door: Scrooge and Marley. The firm was known as Scrooge and Marley. Sometimes people new to the business called Scrooge Scrooge, and sometimes Marley, but he answered to both names. It was all the same to him....

A Christmas Carol

A Play

Author: Guy Williams

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780174325475

Category:

Page: 72

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A play written by Guy Williams based on the classic story written by Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1496503708

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 72

View: 6897

In this graphic retelling of the classic novel, Ebenezer Scrooge is warned by the ghost of Marley, his former partner, that he will be visited by the spirits of Christmas past, present, and future.

No Woman No Cry

My Life with Bob Marley

Author: Rita Marley

Publisher: Hachette Books

ISBN: 1401305695

Category: Music

Page: 240

View: 2265

A memoir by the woman who knew Bob Marley best--his wife, Rita. Rita Marley grew up in the slums of Trench Town, Jamaica. Abandoned by her mother at a very young age, she was raised by her aunt. Music ran in Rita's family, and even as a child her talent for singing was pronounced. By the age of 18, Rita was an unwed mother, and it was then that she met Bob Marley at a recording studio in Trench Town. Bob and Rita became close friends, fell in love, and soon, she and her girlfriends were singing backup for the Wailers. At the ages of 21 and 19, Bob and Rita were married. The rest is history: Bob Marley and the Wailers set Jamaica and the world on fire. But while Rita displayed blazing courage, joy, and an indisputable devotion to her husband, life with Bob was not easy. There were his liaisons with other women--some of which produced children and were conducted under Rita's roof. The press repeatedly reported that Bob was unmarried to preserve his "image." But Rita kept her self-respect, and when Bob succumbed to cancer in 1981, she was at his side. In the years that followed, she became a force in her own right--as the Bob Marley Foundation's spokesperson and a performer in her reggae group, the I-Three. Written with author Hettie Jones, No Woman No Cry is a no-holds-barred account of life with one of the most famous musicians of all time. In No Woman No Cry, readers will learn about the never-before-told details of Bob Marley's life, including: How Rita practiced subsistence farming when first married to Bob to have food for her family. How Rita rode her bicycle into town with copies of Bob's latest songs to sell. How Rita worked as a housekeeper in Delaware to help support her family when her children were young. Why Rita chose to befriend some of the women with whom Bob had affairs and to give them advice on rearing the children they had with Bob. The story of the attack on Bob which almost killed the two of them. Bob's last wishes, dreams, and hopes, as well as the details of his death, such as who came to the funeral (and who didn't).

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