What if you could change what happens tomorrow? In A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooge has been haunted by his dead business partner, Marley. His life will be changed forever with the help of three different spirits who take him to his past, present, and future; from his money-loving life to a charitable one. The spirit who helped Scrooge change the most is The Ghost of Christmas Present because he helped Scrooge to to care about others, celebrate Christmas, and learn empathy. First of all, Scrooge starts to care about others.
A Christmas Carol The story A Christmas Carol was written by Charles Dickens in 1843. A Christmas Carol is about a old man named Scrooge who only cares about himself and money. By the end of the story he has been visited by four ghost his dead partner, Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. They teach him that he needs to make changes in his life, and he becomes a kinder person. In this story Scrooge changes substantially throughout, and proves that everyone can change.
In Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is molded into an exceptional person by three spirits of Christmas. Though they all contributed to Scrooge’s change of heart, the Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come influenced him the most. This ghost, though he couldn’t speak, led Scrooge down a brighter path by forcing him to witness a few depressing events. The aftermath of adorable Tiny Tim’s demise, Scrooge’s own deathbed and grave, and the fact that no one could’ve cared less that he was gone. Firstly, Scrooge was impacted by the death of poor Tiny Tim Cratchit.
Ebenezer Scrooge is talking to his nephew, who's name is Fred. Ebenezer Scrooge dislikes Christmas with a lot of passion. However, with the help of three spirits, the ghost of Christmas past, present, and future, Scrooge eventually changes to have positive feelings towards Christmas. Dickens states, "Thank 'ee. I am much obliged to you.
The timeless theme redemption was shown in “A Christmas Carol” through the main character Ebenezer Scrooge. He changed from being a cold-blooded, cruel man to being a sympathetic, kind-hearted human being. Redemption was shown in the play numerous times. Once being when his nephew Fred asked him to join him and his family for a Christmas dinner Scrooge refused to go because he would much rather try to earn more money on Christmas then spend time with family and loved ones. A Ghost of Christmas Present brought Scrooge to Fred’s house and showed how Fred was defending him against all the criticism as to why he didn’t
Scrooge we see a man who is transformed from a greedy, selfish miser into a generous and good-natured character by the end. In the beginning of the story Scrooge wanted annihilation to do with Christmas. He rejects all Christmas cheer from everyone he meets. Although on Christmas Eve his worker Bob Cratchit asked if he could take Christmas Day off and spend time with his family, but Scrooge said if he didn’t show up on Christmas morning he wasn’t going to get paid.
In this story scrooge was visited by three spirits. His old friend Jacob came to visit him to tell him how greedy and mean he was . In the movie, "A Christmas Carol", when the first spirit from the past came to scrooge house at 3:00 in the morning and told him to take his hand and they flew to his old town to see what he was as a young man. Then scrooge thought that he could talk to people from the past but he couldn't, because they were dead and gone from being greedy and selfish. That was why the spirit of the past took him there to teach him a lesson.
In doing this he thought Christmas would not come and all of the Whos would be upset. This, however, is disproved by the singing in Christmas spirit that the Whos performed. Perplexing the Grinch, “he puzzled three hours, till his puzzler was sore… “Maybe Christmas… doesn’t come from a store… perhaps… (Christmas) means a little bit more!””(39). This revelation alters the Grinch’s perception of Christmas vastly. By allowing himself to make an effort to understand Christmas he embraced the Who culture.
This quote also presents how people have begun to look at him in a different manner from before. Scrooge also changes his perspective on life after the three spirits visit him. “I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all year… I shall not shut out the lessons they teach” (Horovitz 653). This quote shows how Scrooge changes because he decides to keep all the lessons that the spirits taught him all year long instead of leaving them behind. Furthermore, this quote displays how he has become a positive person and is no longer negative towards most things.
Some learn from their change, then it helps their future. To begin with, in A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley “Act 2” Ebenezer Scrooge faced through many changes, but one event that changed his whole life was seeing his grave with the Ghost of Christmas Future. He took Scrooge to see his consequence if he didn’t change his ways. After seeing his grave, he changed the way he acted and his world changed dramatically. He went from being a grumpy man to being