Another example includes when the portly gentlemen ask Scrooge for donations and they tell him that many of the poor would rather die than go to the prison, Scrooge harshly replies, “ ‘If they would rather die...they had better do it and decrease the surplus population’ “ (10). This illustrates that Scrooge would rather have people die than give them money or donations. This is because Scrooge doesn’t care if someone dies and isn’t afraid to say so. Therefore,these scenes prove that Scrooge is evil. At the last stave of Christmas Carol, after the all the ghosts visit, Scrooge is as kind as an angel.
A Christmas Carol is a very exciting drama. Yet the Christmas Carol is also an amazing show stopping movie. Many enjoy the story and use it as a valuable life lesson. A Christmas Carol is a fantastic drama. It is about a mean old man who thinks that christmas is a humbug.
Scrooge finds that everything has a consequence, but he is ready to remove all his greediness and replace it with giving to others. Charles Dickens takes us through this novel to show Scrooge’s regrets because he was greedy. Scrooge replaced everything with money, that was his way of living. After analyzing his selfishness, Scrooge wakes up to be a new and hopeful man. Scrooge sees that the ghosts came to redeem him and save him from his choices.
Every time a ghost visited him he learned something new that he needed to change. Each ghost was trying to prove a point to Scrooge that he needs to change his ways now or the future won’t turn out so good for him. The first ghost that visited him, The Ghost of Christmas Past, showed Scrooge how mean he was to everyone including his nephew. When he saw himself he didn’t really care and he knew that he needed to change but never did. This ghost showed him his wife and how Scrooge ‘s life had changed since he gained a lot of money.
Dickens use of opposing ideas and symbols drive the plot of the story and also prove that positive changes only occur in the face of negativity. If there is fire in this tale of Christmas, there is water nearby; everything exists with a polar opposite. The spirits, while all aiming to accomplish the same goal, literally and figuratively show Scrooge both the good and the bad; the light and the dark. The first spirit is described as a “clear jet of light” which made everything “visible” (30). The spirit who is there to show him his past joyous Christmases, is also literally lighting the way.
He was grumpy and paid no respect to anybody. He was a stingy man with a cold heart, engrossed by money. He could not recognize the value of his family. But the ghosts of Christmas came to change his life. In, A Christmas Carol, Scrooge visits, a happy moment with his sister, his old employers house, and the Cratchits singing on Christmas day, on the journey with the Christmas ghosts.
A Christmas Carol is set in the Victorian era where poverty was a massive problem, a large divide occurred between the poor and the rich! Ebenezer Scrooge was a typical elderly man but never seemed to enjoy Christmas, he was very aggressive towards the traditional holiday. Everyone around him was portrayed to be very festive and jolly wishing many people a merry Christmas! As Scrooge slept on Christmas Eve night he was visited by many ghosts who took Ebenezer Scrooge back to the past, present and future in the hope of persuading scrooge to enjoy Christmas. The first ghost to visit Scrooge was the ghost of the past who took Scrooge back to his childhood showing him some emotional times when Scrooge was in boarding school alone at Christmas as all the pupils had gone home to their families to spend time with them over Christmas.
Past is the ghost that is no longer existing in real life, but is still here, as a ghost. Future is the ghost that will come in “later.” All the ghosts, and spirits, from the movie, and play, show Scrooge, a lonely and greedy man, that show him his life from someone else’s point of view. Similarly, the movie and play, both share a moment when Scrooge is acting like a greedy, lonely man. He has forgotten about Christmas spirit and is just just being cruel and mean to all the people out there, but suddenly, he changes to a total different mood, when he wakes up, and realizes it is still Christmas. Now he makes a choice to be nice and generous, by sharing his money with everyone.
If you look at the Christmas Carol and the billionaire, you can see the difference which is how the characters present themselves. For the Christmas carol, the male name is stooge who is an old grumpy dude. He does not care about nothing, but himself at first. After a couple of events, he shows he is a very selfish person. So later on one day, he has a visit from an old friend in ghost form.
A Christmas carol Tones of A Christmas carol past, present and future ghost. In the beginning of A Christmas carol, scrooge was visited by a dead work partner, then he was told he will be visited by three ghost. The first ghost had mellow wet strange tone to it, it also seemed a little giddy and different. The second ghost had a happy, strange tone to it and very whalelike with a hint jolly yet caring jolly and commanding. The third ghost had an evil, killing, dark tone to it also mysterious, mute, specter, death angel.