A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim Character Profile


GCSE English (A Christmas Carol) Mind Map on A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim Character Profile, created by Elissa Hill on 25/08/2017.
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Created by Elissa Hill over 6 years ago

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A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim Character Profile
  1. Personality
    1. Kind and well meaning
      1. "'God bless us every one!'" -Tiny Tim (S3)
      2. Thoughtful and wise
        1. "'He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant to them to remember upon Christmas day, who made lame beggars walk and blind men see.'" -Bob Cratchit to Mrs Cratchit (S3)
        2. Innocent
          1. "Spirit of Tiny Tim, thy childish essence was from God!" -(S4)
          2. Virtuous
            1. "'...we recollect how patient and how mild he was...'" -Bob Cratchet to his family after Tim's death (S4)
          3. Background
            1. Disabled
              1. "Alas for Tiny Tim, he bore a little crutch, and had his limbs supported by an iron frame!" -(S3)
              2. Two futures
                1. Scrooge helps the family and becomes a second father to Tiny Tim
                  1. "...and to Tiny Tim, who did NOT die, he was a second father." -(S5)
                  2. Tiny Tim dies because of the poverty he lives in
                    1. "'He was not only very ill, but dying, then.'" -Mrs Cratchet (S4)
                2. Context
                  1. Represents poverty and Christmas Spirit
                    1. He is used to pull at Victorian reader's heart strings
                      1. Shows harsh reality of poverty in Victorian London
                        1. Almost half of funerals were of children under 10
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