"Christmas stories" by Charles Dickens
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are possible in the world of social inequality and steady injustice. In this evening, relentless rules of class struggle and economic inequality suddenly stop operating with complete strength and its result - mutual hatred of people to each other - yield its place to love and brotherly feelings. This is evening it can be not only Christmas evening, but also the New Year Evening as in The Chimes , when cruelty of the modern world get eliminated, and humanity for a moment becomes the happy society in Telem Abbey.
From the childhood till present day says idyll nephew of the non-idyll uncle Scrooge Christmas holiday appears to me as the day of joy, forgiving, goodwill, enjoyment only one day on the calendar when I deeply believe that all people, men and women, as if hide the closed hearts of themselves and accept the people from lower society, and even only for a day became friends with them, walking across to the grave , but not another type of men who move opposite ways . Christmas Carol in prose These happy transformations, sure, can not happen as ordinary reality, because Charles Dickens is not so great realist. Dickens needs whole arsenal of fantastic tales, and many spirits come down from the skies to make miracles.
Christmas utopia of Dickens wholly consists of fantastic, and reveals its fragility and shortness. Despite this sounds like paradox, the degree of the fantastic of his Christmas stories is criterion of realness of Dickens outlook. In the literature of XVIII century people changed, became better, sympathized and became noble as the result of mental influence of good example, confluence of circumstances.
As the example to such happy fortune, following hero in spite of his will and conscious, taking him .Скачать