A grade 9 response to the following question:
Starting with this extract, how does Dickens explore the importance of places in the novel? (30 marks)
- Explore how Dickens presents a place in the extract
- Explore how Dickens presents places across the novel as a whole.
The extract (included) is from the start of Stave 3 when the ghost of Christmas Present transforms Scrooge’s room.
This was written in one 45 minute sitting to reflect the amount of time students would have to write their response in the exam.