- Explore the museum:
- The Historic House
- Past & Current Exhibitions
Episode Four: Ignorance and Want
Episode Four takes a closer look at those harrowing figures, Ignorance and Want, two children presented to Scrooge, who are physically altered by their poverty. Were these figures based on real children? Why are they included in an otherwise joyful part of the story? What is Dickens trying to tell his readers through these characters?