The theme of this stave is greed, Scrooge's greed. He cares only about himself and his money. He hates the poor and anyone with less money than him. Scrooge hates and ignores anyone who is joyful and loves Christmas. He’ll even go to the extreme of hating his family.
Greed is an excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or possessions (dictionary.com). This word perfectly describes Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge in the movie and play of A Christmas Carol, originally written by Charles Dickens. This play and movie is a favorite among many people because of its lesson about greed. They both illustrate the message that money, possessions, and things like that, they aren’t everything. In both, Mr. Scrooge is an old miser who hates Christmas and cares very deeply about his money.
In the Christmas Carol novella; Ebeneezer Scrooge, a wealthy and an old man, is conceptualized as an unapproachable and a solitary man at the beginning of the novel nonetheless throughout the story Scrooge slowly starts to reveal his hidden, past emotions. The novel was written by Dickens to show the differences between the class system and their overall attitude towards what they have. In stave one Dickens shows that Scrooge is a "wrenching, grasping, scraping,clutching conventious old sinner". This emphasises the fact that Scrooge is tightfisted and unholy.
Greed is an excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or possessions (dictionary.com). The word “greedy” perfectly describes Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge in the movie and play of A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens. Greed can be caused by a countless amount of things. It can be called almost a disease. It is terrible thing that can corrupt even the best of people.
In the movie,The Christmas Carol, Scrooge visited his living during past , present , and future. Many people tried to make him less harsh and more vigorous. Scrooge was very cold-hearted with innocent people. The reason Scrooge did not like Christmas was because his partner died on Christmas Eve. People tried to persuade him to start liking Christmas.
In unison with A Christmas Carol and A Diva’s Christmas Carol, the theme of greed presents itself in many political cartoons. It is very common nowadays to use political cartoons in order to poke fun at real problems happening in the world. In a specific cartoon by John Cole, lies Ebenezer Scrooge holding a newspaper titled “Senate Gop Oks Huge Tax Cut.” Following this text, it reads “Trillion-Dollar Debt To Benefit The Rich - Social Services Face ‘Reform’.” Not to mention, when we analyze Scrooge’s character, we see him flashing a smile and exclaiming “Now that’s how a ‘Humbug’ is done.”
Have you ever heard of someone being mean and selfish to being someone kind and giving? Well in the play “A Christmas Carol” By Israel Horovitz, A grumpy old miser living in the city of London He was greedy and selfish and only cared about money. He hated Christmas and he thought it was a waste of money. Now this is the story of how Scrooge's life changed.
At the beginning of A Christmas Carol,Scrooge is mean,selfish,and greedy. He is mean, because on pg.9, he never donates to the poor,and he always yells at little kids. Scrooge is also selfish because on pg.12, he never pays a day wages for no work. They say “it's a poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket every twenty-fifth of december!”Also,another word is he is greedy,on pg.17, says he is caustic and cold as ever and never gave anything to anyone. He said “what do you want with me.
Secondly, Scrooge left his beloved sweetheart because greed blinded him for the woman that he was compassionate about. When the first spirit visited Scrooge it took Scrooge to the day where he left his sweetheart. When his sweetheart said, “Can you love me, Ebenezer? I bring no dowry to my marriage only me, only love”, and released him from her love. Scrooge left her
The altruistic decisions that are made in one’s life, although not profitable, have the ability to enhance life with joy, as it benefits everyone. In the play, "A Christmas Carol", adapted b Dennis Garnham, we witness the dynamic character, Scrooge, undergo a purgation of his former stingy attitude, as he realizes that, by partaking in acts of charity, he can not only cause himself some good but also benefit others as well. When visited my his nephew, Scrooge makes a point to not help the needy around him, because it did not increase his overall income. His nephew counters this remark, saying, “There are many things from which I might have derived good, by which I have not profited... And therefore, uncle, though it has never put a scrap of
Scrooge was not the ideal person you would think about during Christmastime. With Christmas right around the corner everyone was cheerful and could only wait so long for Christmas to come. Except Mr.Scrooge, he was a greedy, grumpy, and miserable person. For greedy Mr.Scrooge his perfect Christmas was sitting in his counting house, counting all his riches.