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.
In the play, A Christmas Carol, the story develops throughout the drama . Throughout the whole drama, Jacob Marley is narrating. Mr. Scrooge is rich, yet he still wants more money. The man working at his business, Bob Cratchit, is a very poor
Kane goes through the same experience, although he does not recognize what love is, he understands when he is not loved. 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.
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. "But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge!
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. Moving on, we will go further into the book.
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 is money. In the past, his fiancé left him because she felt as if money had taken her place in Scrooge’s heart. Scrooge does not go to parties, give gifts, or have dinner with his family.
Throughout the play, the timeless greed was shown in “A Christmas Carol” was the way Scrooge treated his employee Bob Cratchit, his maid Mrs. Dilber, and his friend Jacob Marley. Bob Cratchit was going through long hours of overworking, and he was severely underpaid. 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
For instance she wouldn 't marry the man she loved because he was poor, she practically forced herself to marry a man because of his fortune, she then became unfaithful to her husband because her past lover now had a great amount of wealth. 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.