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16 Snapshot Notes on A Christmas Carol



For some lessons (but by no means all) my plan is to start providing brief notes at the foot of the opening slides.  There’s no grand purpose behind doing so: just thought it might be a good way of helping to frame student thinking.  For example, there’s a tendency for students to believe that A Christmas Carol is a typically gothic novel – they expect it to be just frightening. However, as Lyn Pykett highlights in her essay ‘Sensation and the Fantastic in the Victorian Novel’, that’s not the case…


Click on button at the top of the page to access a document with 16 snapshots on that you can use or edit (or just turn into a sort of revision guide).

Hope they’re useful –