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9 November, 00:03

At the beginning of A Christmas Carol, the narrator states, "No beggars implored him to bestow a trifle, no children asked him what it was o'clock, no man or woman ever once in all his life inquired the way to such and such a place, of Scrooge."

What does this show about the way strangers feel about Scrooge and treat him?

A.

People respect Scrooge so they dare not intrude upon his privacy by speaking to him.

B.

People ignore Scrooge because he does not carry a watch and has a poor sense of direction.

C.

People do not bother Scrooge because they know he has many problems of his own.

D.

People avoid Scrooge because they see him as mean and they fear him.

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  1. 9 November, 01:11
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    The answer is D. People avoid Scrooge because they see him as mean and they fear him.

    you wouldn't want to bother someone that you find that is mean.
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