A Christmas Carol

Describe Scrooge's attitude toward the poor and the unfortunate? Provide a quote of Scrooge's that sums up his attitude.

describe srooge's attitude in a formal way and give a quote that goes with your answer.

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Initially, Scrooge finds the poor and poverty stricken to be an annoyance. He feels that they somehow deserve their plight and he should not be expected to prolong their miserable existence by giving charity. When a charity worker laments that people would rather die than go to the filthy workhouses, Scrooge replies:

"If they would rather die," said Scrooge, "they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population."

He was an old miser and he was malcontent.


We are learning about this in school in ELA and I just thought you might want to know this :)

im not really sure if i want to put these answers because there not sentence wise .