A Christmas Carol: A Look at Three of the Most Well-Known Ghosts of Christmas

The all-time holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, was first published on December 19, 1843, and gained instant success and critical acclaim. It is a story about a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge who, after being visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come, is transformed into a gentler and more charitable man.

Quotable #33: Edgar Allan Poe’s Definition Of Art

“Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term art, I should call it ‘the reproduction of what the senses perceive in nature through the veil of the soul.’” — Edgar Allan Poe, Marginalia, 1844 via Quotable #33: Edgar Allan Poe’s Definition Of Art — Learn Fun Facts   I wanted to share this great … Continue reading Quotable #33: Edgar Allan Poe’s Definition Of Art