The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come shows Scrooge his dead body: ’plundered and bereft; unwatched, unwept, uncared for’. This suggests that Scrooge is disliked while is alive but also while he is dead. This is proved as his grave showed no signs of care, no flowers or no sense of grief but left alone, rejected. Another example being the fact that a business man would only go to his funeral ‘’if a lunch is provided’’. This reinforces the fact that no one liked or cared about him.
In the end, nobody took a stand which allowed the hangman to hang everyone left in the town. When the hangman kept hanging more and more victims the narrator said, “No one spoke out of the fear for the hangman’s cloak” (poem). Citizens of the town were too scared to stand up for any of the victims because they didn’t want to be the next person to get hanged. At the end of the poem, when the hangman is about to hang his last victim, he said, “I did no more than you let me do”. The victim then said, “No voice there cried ‘stay’ for me in the empty square” (poem).
The book talks about how rude Mr. Scrooge was and how cold he got during Christmas. He didn’t feel anything for anyone, he didn’t love anyone or anyone loved him. But it was because he didn’t appreciate stuff or people. He just thought about working and making money, well that’s what I think. For example, the book says this, "What else can I be," returned the uncle, "when I live in such a world of fools as this?
Hurst suggests that expectations are also a form of egotism that can lead to resentment; hence coming into conflict with one’s identity, such as alteration and remorse. Doodle’s desire was to be loved and supported by his family. He was invalid - he could not walk; thus everyone had low expectations towards him and thought he would die except for Aunt Nicey. His brother (the narrator) tried to kill him as he saw him an unbearable disappointment and his father had built him a mahogany coffin. For instance, “It was I who renamed him [...] Crawling backwards made him look like a Doodlebug, […] because nobody expects much from someone called Doodle.” Society’s attentiveness is predominantly towards the aspects of and in this story Doodle’s impairment seemed to have negative impacts on him that the society has caused.
Scrooge has started to really understand what he has done wrong in his life and how selfish and mean he really is . The ghost of Christmas Yet to Come shows Scrooge his future and how the people don’t care that Scrooge dies “If there is any person in the town, who feels emotion caused by this man’s death,” said Scrooge quite agonised, “show that person to me, Spirit, I beseech you” ( Dickens 11 ). Scrooge is seeing how people treat him when he is dead but Scrooge has no clue they are talking about him. Scrooge is showed the future but Scrooge thinks he has already changed completely because he has no idea that the person the men are talking about is him. Scrooge is changing fast but he has not seen the shadows that have not happened but will happen soon "You are about to show me shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us," Scrooge pursued.
He shows Scrooge what terrible conditions his employee, Cratchit, is living in, and how his family and he are struggling to make ends meet for the holiday season. He also shows him a homeless community that Scrooge didn't even know existed because he forgot that not everybody can be as wealthy as he is. This scene was cut from the play probably due to its lack of significance to the main plotline of the original story. The film depicts Future leading Scrooge to his grave, where men are digging up his never-shared fortunes for themselves, while the play only tells of the men digging the grave to bury him. both film and play show scenes with people selling, buying, and trading his old possessions.
Ballard is not shown love. His father does not love him enough to not kill himself, “They say he[Ballard] never was right after his daddy killed hisself” (21). The townspeople immediately notice that after his father’s suicide, that Ballard becomes different. He does not receive the love he needs from his father which prevents him from receiving love from other women. Because he cannot receive love, Ballard decides to instead make love with the corpses of dead women.
first rule of life. And the second rule is this- you are the only one responsible for your own actions.” Family members and friends were harmed by both Chris and Victor’s hubris. In Chris situation was that he exhausted of living the materialistic and unstable house life that one day he decided to leave everything and walk into the wild. The action he took, left his family devastated and worried because throughout the story they found out that he abandoned his car, burned his money and did not bring items that would keep him alive. Chris was to prideful for not taking some of the essential material or food he needed.
In the story A Christmas Story by Charles Dickens, the main character is Ebenezer Scrooge which is a very rich egocentric man that refuses to take part in Christmas and only cares for his "Money". During Christmas time Scrooge is stuck on Kohlberg 's stage two instrument and relativity because he would rather spend Christmas alone. He also wanted his business to continue work on December 25th which is morally wrong because that is a national holiday and people deserve that day off. Throughout the story Scrooge only cares about his money and not anyone else 's benefits. He wanted to use his underpaid worker Bob Cratchit on Christmas for his benefit of money.
So the Butler had to stay hidden in the dark, he waited for the old man to go back to sleep eventually he did, the Butler then strangled the old man with a pillow and felt so much joy after he was dead. So the cause of the story would be that the old man filled the butler with so much rage that he snapped and the effect would be that the butler kills the old man for relief. “Yes, he was stone, stone dead”. That was his reaction to the old man being dead, he felt so happy that he had died. Most of the suspense in this story came when he had snuck into the old man’s room and the old man had woken up and he stayed there until he went back to sleep.