Death and Resurrection

Extras: The Puritans banned the English Christmas in 1647. People rioted, but Christmas was not restored until 1660. Even then the Church of England frowned on the celebration. Things got so bad that writers like Charles Dickens decided to revive Christmas by making it popular again. Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol which helped create our modern Christmas. The Victorians invented the Christmas card and Christmas crackers. Our commercial Christmas was born. This lesson looks at the death of Christmas in Britain and at how it was resurrected in the Victorian era. linguaspectrum.comLearn English online using Skype: I also give online English classes by Skype. You can find out more by visiting If you want to learn English quickly and easily, I invite you to take classes with me online using Skype. You can improve your writing, too, with my English writing course. As a professional writer, I will guide you through the writing process, step by step, until you are able write with an effectiveness that will get you noticed. Improve your English writing and you improve your prospects of success in all areas of your life. The course is a series of writing assignments designed to take you through all aspects of writing in English. You will learn all about sentence and paragraph structure, punctuation, outlining, introductions and conclusions, topic sentences and more. By the end of the course, you will be writing high-impact prose that will ...
Language: English
Country: England
Level: Intermediate
No of views: 3594
Date uploaded: 29-Sep-2010
Author: Linguaspectrum

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