A Christmas Carol

3. why does dickens make scrooge talk about worhouses and the poor laws?

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Initially, Scrooge talks about workhouses as a suitable place for poor children and orphans to go to. This illustrates Scrooge's callous and mean spirited view of the poor. Dickens is developing the depths of Scrooge's miserly and uncaring personality.