Scrooge, who has a perpetual scowl, is overworking his freezing employee, Mr. Bob Cratchit. When Scrooge finally releases him with a day off for Christmas (Bah, Humbug), his son, Tiny Tim, is waiting for him outside. Scrooge goes to a large building full with businessmen. He discusses corn prices with some before two do-gooders come and ask Scrooge to donate to the poor. He forcefully declines and goes to his house.
By looking back on his past makes Scrooge realize why he truly hates Christmas time. It is because his lover, Belle, left him for money. This ironically parallels Scrooge’s future with love ones. He pushes others away and even holds back money from his own family. The Ghost of Christmas Present just makes Scrooge worse, by showing that his actions are slowly killing Bob Cratchit and the rest of his family.
“Treat others the way you would like to be treated” A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens, is a novel that is intended to teach the reader the importance of treating each other, they way one would want to be treated. Scrooge is a type of guy that doesn’t care about anyone, and doesn’t even give money towards charity and he is certain that those who are needed are just lazy bums looking for a handout. Mostly he just spend his days counting his profits and wishing the world would leave him alone so that he could just have some peace and quiet. . Scrooge was always treating his nephew Fred the wrong way even if it hurt his feelings or he didn’t even mean it, Scrooge didn’t care he just wanted to be left alone. Though Scrooge would do
After his first marriage failed, he spends millions upon millions building an opera house for his second wife, an upcoming singer; Kane hired only the best for his darling. But, she too fails to fulfill his idealistic world and gives up on her career. Kane ends up buying a palace isolated and away from the real world. This is exactly what Gatsby does to attract Daisy, and like Gatsby, Kane gets it completely wrong. His second wife is becomes unhappy with all these gifts, and expresses to Kane, “you don 't really love me, you want me to love you!”
Ebenezer Scrooge is a bitter old miser, and miserable, Scrooge dislikes things like happiness, generosity, and Christmas, until three of Ghosts shows him the error of his ways. Scrooge keeps his office very cold, the person that works for him has a little fire going and has multiply jackets to keep him warm. Scrooge at the beginning was described as cold man with no facial expressions who shared little and hung onto every cent. He kept to himself, had no friends, and attended no social events.
In the beginning of A Christmas Carol, Scrooge is very secluded and far from happy. He declines going to eat with his nephew and when the two men walk into his shop scrooge doesn’t donate to those in need. Later on during the first chapter, he is greeted by the ghost of his partner, Jacob Marley, and is told about what will happen to him. The things that will happen to him are because of his greedy and materialistic nature, a prime example of the theme, money can’t buy happiness.
Comparing Christmases In the book, A Christmas Carol, Scrooge is a crabby, bad-tempered old man. He never does anything for Christmas, as he believes that there is nothing to be happy about. All Scrooge cares about
Also, he wasn’t allowed to get Christmas day off to spend with his wife and his dying son. This evidence shows that Scrooge is a mean employer and Scrooge only cares about money and
Daisy 's desire for wealth lead her to plague her relationships, and the poor decisions she made were all caused to feed her greed. Daisy’s appetite for wealth came from her surroundings when growing up. She had all she ever needed and more, because of this, it carried out into her adulthood. And rather than a luxury it became a necessity. In the novel Daisy says "They 're such beautiful shirts," she sobbed, her voice muffled in the thick folds.
Scrooge exclaims, " Come back with the butcher and I 'll give you a shilling. Come back in two minutes and ill give you a crown!" this show Scrooge truly overcoming the was he acts. Scrooge was all about the money- never wanted to share.
Greed: One of the 7 deadly sins, the constant lust for more, and the downfall for many men. Greed is the topic of countless novels, poems, and films. Greed is present in our everyday lives as we are constantly searching for more and more things in hopes of finally becoming content. As we all know, greed will only make you more greedy. The more money we save, the more power we seek, the more materials we consume, the more we will want.
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.
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.